WASHINGTON— In a stark reminder of the damage done by the Great Recession and of the modest recovery that followed, the median American household only last year finally earned more than it did in 1999.. Incomes for a typical U.S. household, adjusted for inflation, rose 3.2 percent from 2015 to 2016 to $59,039, the Census Bureau said. Elise Gould, a senior economist at...
Discussing the Trump trade agenda with CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow and Jared Bernstein, former economic policy advisor to Vice President Biden and CNBC contributor.
CNBC Contributors Bill George, former Medtronic CEO, and Jared Bernstein, chief economist & economic policy advisor to Vice President Biden, discuss Rep. Brady and Rep. Walden's comments on the House GOP plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.
CNBC contributors Sara Fagen and Jared Bernstein weigh in on Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin's "pro-growth" tax reform promise.
The notion that eliminating the estate tax would be a gift to the wealthy is nonsense, the founder of Americans for Tax Reform tells CNBC.
Both candidates face an electorate that largely views large financial institutions with mistrust, and that makes a Treasury pick tough.
CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein and Stephen Calk, The Federal Savings Bank chairman and CEO, share their views on last night's second presidential debate and what each candidate has to offer to the U.S. economy.
Discussing Donald Trump's economic plan with CNBC's Jared Berstein and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow.
Discussing what could be outlined in Donald Trump's economic plan, due to be revealed today with CNBC Contributors Jared Bernstein, former Chief Economist & Economic Policy Adviser to Vice President Biden, and Sara Fagen, former George W. Bush Senior Aide & White House Political Director.
Doug Holtz-Eakin, former McCain economic advisor, and Jared Bernstein, former Biden economic advisor, discuss their views on Trump vs. Clinton, as well as what they expect from this week's Democratic convention.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership does not include a provision that would prevent currency manipulation, Democratic economist Jared Bernstein tells CNBC.
Michael Strain, AEI Resident Scholar, explains why he feels raising the minimum wage is bad for businesses. CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein weighs in.
What the April report and recent GDP number really say about the economy.
Apple may be sitting on $151 billion in cash, but it's certainly not the only company stockpiling money.
Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, says Congress has taken at least "two steps back" and the only way to push through the impasse is for Speaker Boehner to pass a clean bill with mostly Democratic votes.
The chances of a deal between Democratic and Republican lawmakers that would overhaul the U.S. tax system, trim government spending and reform safety net spending programs appear to be fading.
WASHINGTON-- Eventually, the economic recovery will pick up steam _ whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney is in the White House. But first, Obama or Romney, together with Congress, will have to pull back from the widely deplored "fiscal cliff," the politically created budget abyss facing the nation at year's end.
In order to avoid the “fiscal cliff” Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned about this week, the debate raged over the best way to fix the economy: Spending cuts, tax cuts or both.
The recent media interest in the use of mobile phones to make donations to the Haiti appeal has cast light on the potential of mobile technology to transform the way we send and receive money in the future.