economy

Trump’s leading candidate for the Federal Reserve board thinks that the Fed ‘is not your friend’

Judy Shelton’s un­or­tho­dox views underscore how intent Trump is on pushing the Fed in a new direction

All-male boards are a thing of the past. But there are still challenges ahead.

Women now hold more than 1 in 4 corporate board seats

Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s new proposal is the closest Congress has seen to a universal basic income

Her bill would give direct cash help to those at the bottom of the income distribution

Elizabeth Warren is drumming up enthusiasm in a crowded field. Here’s how.

Her nonstop stream of policy positions has helped shape the broader debate

To honor Alice Rivlin’s legacy, America should try to do better

We lost a person who still had confidence in Americans’ ability to transcend our differences

Ivanka Trump comes out against guaranteed jobs. She’s just forgetting one thing.

Having ‘Trump’ in her name guaranteed her job and status

Elizabeth Warren will propose a ‘wealth tax’ on very rich Americans, an economist says. Here’s how it would work.

Since announcing her presidential bid, Warren has pitched herself a champion of the working class

On World Toilet Day, here’s how poor sanitation disproportionately affects women

In 2015, 61 percent of the global population still lacked safely managed sanitation services

Here’s one way to combat declining fertility rates — but it’s at odds with the Trump administration

Europe has struggled with below-replacement level fertility rates for years

‘You better be a guy’: For Americans with only a high school degree, the best-paying jobs go to men

Even as these jobs multiply, women are far outnumbered