This year has been a good one, but not necessarily great, for the Philadelphia economy. Yet we are creating jobs, and are considered a great place for millennials to live.
By comparing the winners and losers in the tax proposals, you see which types of business activity or income group the politicians in Congress like, and which they don't.
If you were a member of Amazon's location committee and observed a state legislature so dysfunctional it couldn't fund a budget it had already passed, what would you think?
Have charter schools improved educational attainment and lowered costs, as so many claim? The answer to those questions and just about every other concerning the impact of charters is simple: We have absolutely no idea. And that's a big problem.
Workers age 18 to 35 don't switch jobs more often than members of previous generations did at their age. But they do have different expectations - and managers need to adjust.
The state has been desperate for new revenue sources for at least a decade. By not imposing a severance tax, it has left a large amount of money on the table.
Yes, the state's constitution requires the budget to be balanced. But it doesn't specifically exclude smoke, mirrors and make-believe, which is what Harrisburg uses to claim there is enough money to pay for programs.
A 2000 merger once called "transformative" turned out to be a huge failure. But it still changed the future.
During the last seven years, the economy has grown at a moderate 2.2 percent average annual pace. The unemployment rate was cut in half. Wage gains were modest, but so was inflation. In other words, we have experienced the third-longest expansion on record without any major bubbles forming.
A budget is a political document with economic consequences. It's a notion worth repeating as we begin the debate over the Trump administration’s first spending proposal.
Changing tastes, changing demographics, and changing income distributions are affecting the entire structure of consumer demand in the United States...
With the release of the American Health Care Act, or "Republicancare," the debate is on: Will this Republican repeal and replacement of Obamacare help...
Nothing drives businesspeople crazy more than regulations. Not even taxes. No executive waxes poetic about the joys of operating under the regulatory...