Russia’s peculiar economic war with the West.
Democrats are shaping their own version.
Why workers’ pay has become central to inflation debates.
One economic measure had it flailing. The other had it doing just fine.
The U.S. may register a second straight quarter of economic contraction, one benchmark of a recession. But that won’t be the last word.
The caricatures are faulty, but the crisis is real.
Some economists warned that the American Rescue Plan would be inflationary. Others, like me, were fairly relaxed.
Life’s biggest problems are hard to tame with rationality.
Surprising hints that this may turn out OK.
Differences in wealth or income are not good gauges.
“By renaming the section Sunday Opinion, we’re recognizing the role it plays and making that clearer to readers.”
This time, a weak currency does reflect a weak economy.
Different data are telling different stories.
Yes, market power can worsen inflation.
The trench seems to have recovered its anchor, or something.
The fundamentals behind low interest rates haven’t gone away.
Another crypto myth bites the dust.
Are we forgetting how to be a society?
If you aren’t taking risks, you aren’t doing your job.
What space fantasies can tell us about terrestrial trade.
The economist makes his case for universal inheritance, worker ownership and ‘participatory socialism.’
The peculiarity of the 2 percent target.
Economists and politicians are debating whether monopolistic companies are fueling inflation in ways that confound longstanding theory.
Welcome to the world of Bayesian persuasion.
And the scope of catastrophe is getting clearer.
The administration says federal spending trends are helping rein in price increases, but the economic calculus may be more complicated.
Celebrity endorsements may signal the end of an era.
How the paranoid style took over the G.O.P.
Can economics make sense of heroism?
Rapidly rising food and energy costs, coupled with a plunging yen that has hit a 20-year low against the dollar, are weighing on a Japanese economy struggling to emerge from the pandemic.
Here are five theories.
College debtors aren’t a privileged class.
Surprise: Old-style globalization is bearing the brunt of this crisis.
Goldilocks and the macroeconomic bears.
Hike we must, but build we should.
There still aren’t any plausible rival currencies.
The bullwhip is flicking back.
The economist and Times Opinion columnist discusses inflation, unemployment and the supply chain crisis.
Why you can’t trust economic advice from big business.
The past few months of data have pretty much destroyed this employment narrative.
Our words reveal a lot about changes in society.
Why has Russia gone all out to defend its currency?
The Fed, fiscal policy and food prices are putting the brakes on America’s boom.
Clifford Winston is a big fan of deregulation.
The aftermath of the fracking bubble is helping Putin.
How history cut off the rise of a great city.
When a small import threatens to become a big problem.
Our columnist spoke with a Nobel laureate, Richard H. Thaler, about how to invest for the long run even if the world seems to be going nuts now.
Will it be as bad as many people seem to think?
A Biden administration report says collusion and other constraints on competition hold down pay and prospects in the labor market.