Ana Swanson is a Reporter at The Washington Post.
These charts show how Obama’s job performance compares with his predecessors.
Ana Swanson reviews bitcoin in 2016 and examines rising demand in China.
A recent report looks at globalization today, comparing it to the situation in the build up to World War I.
Redrawing the borders on the map of the United States.
Economic Policy Institute research looks at part time work in the US since the Great Recession.
Researchers have quantified the emotional journey people take when they read a book.
Research suggests that subtle physiological changes can aid people in making tough decisions.
University of California research suggests that more sleep could have a positive impact on how much you earn.
Research has looked at how extremely happy people are viewed.
Ana Swanson looks at the maths behind coincidences – and why they're not really all that strange or surprising.
New research from Fed economists looks at the impact of demographics on US growth.
A new paper looks at US social mobility - going back as far as great-grandparents.
New research suggests that millennials in the US are not as entrepreneurial as we thought.
In developed countries around the world, people think immigrant populations are much larger than they actually are.
A look at research on the link between trust, regulation and the economy.