Income inequality and globalization have risen together in recent decades. A new paper describes how the top 1 percent benefits.
Peel away at almost any story – from unrest in Venezuela to milk deliveries in Vermont – and eventually you’ll find a tale about oil. This explainer includes resources for reporters new to the global oil beat.
Highly skilled foreigners are behind some of America’s most celebrated innovations. A new study suggests they drive down native workers’ wages, but benefit consumers overall.
Robots, far more than free trade, are upending labor markets around the globe. Economists debate just how much the machines threaten our jobs.
A host of government agencies and multilateral organizations publish trade data. They hold thousands of untold stories. Here are some places to start.
President Donald Trump has promised to renegotiate NAFTA. This review of research and data resources will help journalists writing about changes to the pact.
Competition from China appears to hobble innovation in the U.S., say the authors of a new study that considers import penetration and patent applications.
A surge in Chinese tourists is shaking up the global economy. Our new research review looks at policy, environmental concerns and their preferences.
2016 study in the
Academy of Management Journal that looks at how companies struggle, even when required by federal law, to account for the “conflict minerals” they use in their products.
Trade with China killed over 2 million American jobs in the 2000s and depressed wages. But globalized supply chains are also creating jobs in the U.S.