The Government Accountability Office sizes up the effect of mandatory federal budget cuts on itself.
Two and a half years after the act’s passage, half the rules it calls for haven’t been issued.
A new report suggests pegging the debt limit to a date could force the Treasury to spend more.
The Tax Policy Center breaks down the tax changes. The CBO handicaps the economic consequences.
How much must the government trim from the budget to the begin paying down its debt?
This year marked a significant change in the composition of US payrolls.
The deadline to file has come and gone, but taxpayers probably still owe hundreds of billions.
A study shows more than half all large U.S. corporation have been able to dodge taxes entirely.
The Congressional Budget Office explains how higher health-care costs have affected the economy.
The National Bureau of Economic Research studies how economic slowdowns affect spending habits.
The latest estimates suggest the program’s net cost will be higher than previously expected.
A recent poll suggests the nation believes the government wastes half of every dollar it spends.
Knowledge@Wharton breaks down how the world’s largest fast-food chain won over the French.
Knowledge@Wharton deconstructs the company’s rapid decline into bankruptcy.
Knowledge@Wharton makes the case that Iraq and Morocco are poised to reap the economic benefits.
Researchers explore how the presence of a woman in upper management affects performance.
A study in the Journal of Political Economy reveals how big earmarks can harm local economies.
In an article for Bloomberg, Peter Osrzag compiles research to show why downturns promote longer lives.
Although the broad market is a poor inflation hedge, individual equities can do a better job.
A National Bureau of Economic Research study finds executive age weighs on buyout bids.
An article in the Journal of Private Equity argues new regulations may be squandering resources.
A study in the Journal of Finance suggests a new way to measure the value of analysts’ estimates.
A Harvard finance professor argues executive pay should be set by more than company performance.
The government tracks the fate of people who exhaust their unemployment insurance.