Pew Research CenterOctober 20, 2017

The most export-dependent places in the U.S. are small counties

The most export-intensive communities in the U.S. aren’t big cities but relatively small, often rural or suburban counties, whose economies are based on a single industry – or sometimes even a single company or plant.

U.S. PoliticsSeptember 27, 2017

More Americans favor raising than lowering tax rates on corporations, high household incomes

As the congressional debate over Trump’s tax overhaul begins, more Americans say tax rates on corporations and higher-income households should be raised rather than lowered.

March 7, 2017

What the unemployment rate does – and doesn’t – say about the economy

Although the unemployment rate gets most of the attention, the government’s monthly jobs report contains lots of other data that, properly interpreted, can provide a fuller picture of the U.S. economy.