As China Ages, a Push to Add Elevators Offers a New Kind of Economic Relief

GUANGZHOU, China — When China faced previous economic slowdowns, it favored pharaonic, multibillion-dollar construction projects to quickly pump money into the economy. A bullet train network that now connects 700…

Wildfires intensify economic pain in the West

(AP) — The fires consuming the forests of California and Oregon and darkening the skies over San Francisco and Portland are also damaging a regional economy already singed by the…

For home care workers, COVID-19 is a health crisis and economic one

This story was published in partnership with The 19th, a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom reporting on gender, politics and policy.  Here’s how the federal interest rate can help save the economy…

Bullock unveils report on economic impact of Medicaid expansion | News

Gov. Steve Bullock framed Medicaid expansion as a program that benefits businesses and bolsters the economy during a visit to Bozeman on Tuesday where he released a report on the…

Broadcasting Joe Biden’s Economic Program

A few days ago, Bernie Sanders warned Joe Biden’s campaign that it needed to broaden its focus from attacking Donald Trump. “You got to give people an alternative or reason…

Japan’s Worst Postwar Economic Downturn Could Force New Leader to Boost Stimulus | Investing News

By Leika Kihara and Daniel Leussink TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s economy sank deeper into its worst postwar contraction in the second quarter as the coronavirus jolted businesses more than initially…