Author: Jared Bernstein

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It's worth trying to figure out how and why we may be on the verge of legislating a terribly damaging tax plan. [Read More]
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and eventually pop - when politicians forget why financial regulations exist. [Read More]
Okay, fellow nerds. Here's a revealing graph of the current job market, if I may make such a comment about my own graph. But before... [Read More]
Tags: OPINION - Okay - growing
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Another good jobs report, but it's going to take a lot more of them for paychecks to catch a real buzz. [Read More]
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What's lost when elections become auctions. [Read More]
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Yes, presidents will always claim credit for anything good that happens in the economy. That doesn't mean we have to believe them. [Read More]
On Saturday, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, a member of the Senate's tax-writing committee, said this about repealing the estate tax:... [Read More]
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Two inaccurate and purely mean statements by top tax writers in the Senate show important truths about their terrible tax plan. [Read More]
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The GOP tax plan is justifiably unpopular. And yet it proceeds. What should we make of that? [Read More]
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Repealing the individual mandate may sound benign. It's not. [Read More]
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In a song about the plight of the leftists in the Spanish Civil War against General Francisco Franco, the great musical satirist Tom Lehrer sang:... [Read More]
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The Republicans' tax plan clearly fails to represent the majority of their constituents. That provides a key group of senators with a historical opportunity to... [Read More]
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In a moment marked by political chaos, terribly nonrepresentative politics and men abusing their power, Yellen has been a trailblazing woman in a male-dominated field,... [Read More]
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Upon his return from Asia, President Donald Trump announced that he would work "as fast as possible" to reduce the U.S. trade deficits with the... [Read More]
Upon his return from Asia, President Donald Trump announced that he would work "as fast as possible" to reduce the U.S. trade deficits with the... [Read More]
The extent to which the Trump tax plan betrays his base cannot be exaggerated. The plan will increase offshoring, hurt U.S. manufacturing, and raise the... [Read More]
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California's progressive policy agenda provides a natural experiment of the impact of such policies on jobs and growth. The results provide a fascinating endorsement of... [Read More]
Tags: growth - jobs - agenda
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Republican blueprint will create deficits, debt and tax breaks for people who don't need them. And it will make it hard to adopt policies that... [Read More]
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It's great to win, but then comes governing. Here's a jobs idea whose time has come. [Read More]
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Readers of this column know I don't go in for hyperbole. In fact, I'm often (legitimately) criticized for being the overly measured, on-the-one-hand-this-on-the-other-hand-that economist. And... [Read More]
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