AP Economics Writer
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Industrial Media Unboxing Video
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Jun 13th, 2022
Supply Shortages and Emboldened Workers: A Changed Economy
The global economy hadn’t experienced anything like this for decades. Maybe ever.
Dec 21st, 2021
Why Inflation Is so High, and When it May Ease
Inflation will likely endure as long as companies struggle to keep up with consumers’ prodigious demand.
Nov 11th, 2021
OSHA Tasked with Vaccine Mandate
The tiny agency is facing a big job.
Sep 17th, 2021
Automation Booms After COVID
Do we need humans for that job?
Sep 7th, 2021
IMF Forecasts 6% Growth as Economies Reopen
But the agency downgraded its forecast for poorer countries, most of which are struggling to vaccinate.
Jul 27th, 2021
Factory Output Dips on Auto Chip Shortage
The shortage pushed production of cars, trucks and auto parts down 6.6%.
Jul 16th, 2021
Report: Many of the Uber-Rich Pay Next to No Income Tax
Overall, the richest 25 Americans pay less in tax than many ordinary workers do.
Jun 8th, 2021
World Bank Projects Best Global Growth in Nearly 50 Years
But the 2021 rebound will be uneven, led by rich countries that could afford to spend vast amounts to support their economies.
Jun 8th, 2021
US Industrial Production Rises 1.4% as Weather Warms
Output climbed at factories and mines while utilities saw a record plunge.
Apr 15th, 2021
Tai Confirmed as Top Trade Envoy
She is considered a problem-solving pragmatist and was confirmed unanimously.
Mar 18th, 2021
Biden's Trade Pick Vows to Work More Closely with Allies
Katherine Tai hopes to present Beijing with "a united front.''
Feb 25th, 2021