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May 22, 2014

Digital technologies are once again transforming global value chains and, with them, the structure of the global economy. What do businesses, citizens, and policymakers need to know as they scramble to keep up?

May 19, 2014

I grew up in the age of Tinker Toys and Erector Sets. Both were meant to inspire me to be a maker instead of a consumer.

May 19, 2014

In San Francisco, Teresa Goines is breaking down deeply entrenched cycles of poverty and crime, one bowl of peanut butter stew at a time. Old Skool Café, the 1940’s supper club she started, gives jobs to at-risk and former gang youth. 

May 17, 2014

Two months ago, Derek Thompson walked readers through the results of a huge new survey by the Pew Research Center on Millennials and their attitudes and opinions. 

May 16, 2014

Over the past few years, Jon Bruner, the editor-at-large at publisher O’Reilly Media and former data editor at Forbes, started noticing how many of his technologist friends in the software industry were taking a keen interest in the hardware world.

May 15, 2014

It was in 1931 that the historian James Truslow Adams coined the phrase “the American dream.”

May 14, 2014

American businesses are driving economic growth and creating good jobs through exporting.

May 13, 2014

Economists and policymakers are worried about not only the pace of the recovery but also our long-run prospects for economic growth.

May 12, 2014

Income inequality has risen considerably in the United States and across the entire advanced world.

May 11, 2014

A new White House report on “big data” and privacy includes several recommendations that could help protect the personal information of individuals from warrantless searches and abusive marketing practices.