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The Money Illusion

Where are all of the workers coming from?

In 2019, payroll employment rose by slightly over 2.1 million. That’s actually the slowest growth since 2011. And yet it is still pretty impressive, given the low unemployment rate and the ... read more


U.S.-China Phase One Agreement Focuses on Relat...

President Donald Trump and China’s Vice Premier Liu He have signed an initial agreement that commits China to policy changes on intellectual property (IP), technology transfer, financial services, ... read more

International Trade and Global Business

New Study Faults Tariffs as Trade Weapon

An argument often heard by proponents of higher tariffs is that they promote domestic job growth by restricting cheaper imports.  Faced with higher costs, domestic producers will step forward ... read more


BEA’s Latest FDI Data (Again) Confirms It: Ther...

Kara Mazachek is an Economic Research Analyst at SelectUSA As we approach the end of 2019, we’re reflecting on the positive state of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. The most ... read more