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The birthrate hit a 32-year low and the fertility rate reached a record low in 2018, bringing the United States more in line with other wealthy countries.
As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit.
A potential thaw in trade relations with Canada, Mexico and Europe comes as tension between the United States and China grows.
She was the founding director of the Congressional Budget Office, budget director under Bill Clinton and vice chairwoman of the Federal Reserve.
The National Labor Relations Board’s position is a setback for drivers who had hoped to join forces to push for better pay and working conditions.
Beijing’s matched the Trump administration’s de facto delay in collecting the new tariffs, giving both sides breathing room to reach a deal.
As the trade war intensifies, Chinese subsidies for homegrown industries present a difficult obstacle to reaching a deal.
The United States is wary of China’s growing role in the global economy and its tactics for getting ahead. China sees some of the demands as infringing on its sovereignty.
A longer or worsening trade war could hurt China’s already bruised factories. Still, Beijing is signaling it is ready for a fight.
Argentina’s turn away from populism and embrace of market forces has enraged people who have lost aid without producing a promised economic revival.
In “People, Power, and Profits,” Joseph E. Stiglitz argues that more state involvement in the economy is part of the solution, not part of the problem.
Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock market.
President Trump raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent on Friday morning.
Beijing could match what the United States does, and its options include upping the ante in untraditional ways. But most of its choices come with drawbacks.
President Trump said he was helping to save jobs at the Ohio factory after General Motors ceased production there. But such promises have not always panned out.
Protests from Australia to San Francisco denounced the employment practices of ride-hailing companies. “I believe we deserve some respect and to be paid fairly,” one driver said.