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NPR news on the U.S. and world economy, the World Bank, and Federal Reserve. Commentary on economic trends. Subscribe to NPR Economy podcasts and RSS feeds.

Last Build Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400

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Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Obama Power-Plant Emissions Rule

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 05:00:00 -0400

A key piece of the Obama administration's efforts to cut back on carbon emissions faces a test in court on Tuesday. An appeals court is hearing arguments on regulations announced last year.

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Shaken By Economic Change, 'Non-Traditional' Students Are Becoming The New Normal

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:35:00 -0400

The massive growth in the adult student population in America's colleges and universities — one quarter of all college students are over the age of 30 — is changing the higher ed landscape.

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Wells Fargo Case Prompts Questions Of Corporate Ethics Reform

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:47:00 -0400

The bank's CEO appeared before a Senate banking committee this week to answer questions about fake accounts created by more than 5,000 of his employees. Scott Simon talks with consultant Dov Seidman.

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As Our Jobs Are Automated, Some Say We'll Need A Guaranteed Basic Income

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 05:53:00 -0400

How will the economy provide economic opportunities if employers need fewer workers in the future? A growing number of people in Silicon Valley are saying the only realistic answer is a basic income.

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Episode 725: Trade Show

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:39:16 -0400

On today's show: The fight over free trade. Come for the man who dreamed of world peace through trade. Stay for Robert Smith in the mean streets of Seattle.

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Candidates Want To Raise The Economic Tide To Lift Opportunity, But How?

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:45:00 -0400

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump talk about increasing opportunities for coming generations. Some analysts say boosting economic growth would help, but the way there is complicated.

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As U.S. Economy Grows, Many Americans Struggle To Face Trade-Offs

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:42:00 -0400

Many economists say stronger growth is a reliable path toward boosting opportunity. But they also agree that many Americans are not ready to face the trade-offs that come with a more dynamic economy.

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Amid A Business Boom, A Wealth Gap Between Races Leaves Some Struggling

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:52:00 -0400

The growing gap between America's rich and poor plagues many cities, including Boston, where the economy is flourishing. But a legacy of racial discrimination has left a huge wealth divide.

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A City Looks To STEM School To Lift Economy, But Will Grads Stay?

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 04:48:00 -0400

What can a city in decline do to make a comeback? In Springfield, Ohio, a new school is trying to turn the tide. But local leaders say keeping young people from moving away is key to economic revival.

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Springfield, Ohio, Launches Efforts To Restart Struggling Economy

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:30:00 -0400

It's population has shrunk and many of its manufacturing jobs have also disappeared. The city is working hard on a turnaround plan, but young people are still more likely to leave than stay.

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No Free Rides: Voters Asked To Raise Taxes For Trains, Buses

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:09:00 -0400

Ballot measures in more than 30 cities would raise $200 billion to expand rail and bus lines, build transit stations, and fix aging transit infrastructure. Some fear these could become boondoggles.

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How Presidents Can Help Boost American Economic Mobility

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:35:00 -0400

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with UC Berkeley economist Enrico Moretti about what it takes to increase economic mobility and how that could change under a President Clinton or President Trump.

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A Diversified Economy Cushions Columbus, Ohio, From Downturns

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:23:00 -0400

Being the state capital, home to Ohio State University and attractive to younger workers has made Columbus a nearly recession-proof economic hub of Ohio. Can its success be replicated elsewhere?

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