New numbers show the power of energy and knowledge economies.
Bars, Alexandria, and private museums.
The happiest countries on Earth are rich and European; the most miserable are located in impoverished Sub-Saharan Africa.
The rich and educated are more likely to marry, to marry each other, and to produce rich and educated children.
And that's a conservative estimate, writes Brookings economist Clifford Winston.
From national parks, to home loans, to the National Zoo in D.C., there will be a small, but noticeable, impact almost immediately.
Without reliable government data, a group of researchers theorizes that the size of airtime purchases in Côte d’Ivoire roughly approximates wealth.
The wage gap is a complicated issue, but here's a simple chart showing where it's most severe.
It can create a troubling illusion of prosperity.
The economic recovery — if we can call it that — has been driven largely by low-paying positions.
Rebuilding is never just a matter of putting back structures.
Turns out quality matters less than government support.
Globe-spanning belts of moisture are gradually moving north, spelling droughts for a bunch of new regions, say researchers.
Criminologists say bad economies create more crime; economists say the opposite. But recent data reveals neither explanation is right.
Few say it's because they can't find jobs. But is that a reason to take away their food stamps?
The housing bust may have created a new kind of rental industry. Is that a good thing?
From one metropolitan area to the next.
Jobs paying more than $30 an hour have fueled Canada's job growth, in stark contrast to America's temp-heavy recovery.