State of our economy: Curated by Andrew Ross Sorkin

I've selected this collection of stories because, together, they provide a window into our economy today and provide historical context for this moment. Perhaps they will also inspire some ideas about how we move forward — how to create more jobs and limit inequality. Economics is not a hard science; it is more of an art. If there is one lesson, it is that debt can help grow an economy in good times and collapse an economy if used to an extreme.

State of our economy: Curated by Andrew Ross Sorkin