Economics

Professor of Economics Dennis Hoffman says the $4,000 tax credit proposed this week by Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., won’t persuade those who feel unsafe to travel. But given the measure’s extended time frame through Jan. 1, 2022, he sees merit in the concept.

According to the latest numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Valley posted one of the steepest unemployment drops in the country in May.

The state still has about 163,000 fewer jobs than it did a year ago, but the turnaround is welcome nonetheless.

A bank might not actually charge savers a negative rate, but it might levy a 'storage fee' that exceeds any positive interest earned, according to Professor of Economics Dennis Hoffman, who's the director of the Seidman Research Institute.

A crisis and a need for clarity compelled Alexander Bick and Adam Blandin to collaborate on an ongoing national survey designed to bolster public knowledge about fast-changing employment trends during the COVID-19 pandemic.