Robots aren’t taking the jobs, just the paychecks—and other new findings in economics

The latest research from Brookings Papers on Economic Activity finds robots haven't displaced workers and social safety net spending for America's poorest children is down.

The Hutchins Center Explains: How blockchain could change the financial system (part 1)

Bitcoin and its underlying technology, blockchain, have the potential to challenge the dominance of the big players in payment systems and significantly reduce the cost of financial transactions and the speed with which they are completed. Here, the Hutchins Center explains the basics of Bitcoin and the blockchain and how they could change the financial system.