Tag: New York Times

Not picking industries

I am a skeptic when it comes to government –– national, state and local –– picking industries –– either old ones to save or new

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Productivity up, not wages II

The evidence keeps growing that economic growth is increasingly going to capital not labor. And that unless that changes most Americans are facing a declining

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Low pay driving job vacancies

Conventional wisdom is that there are plenty of  jobs available that are vacant because too few Americans have the skills employers need in an increasingly

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Detroit growing

Last May I wrote that the city of Detroit should focus on growing, not shrinking. As contradictory as it sounds the city needs to do

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Business following talent

Fascinating New York Times article on UBS entitled Regretting Move, Bank May Return to Manhattan. Its about UBS  considering moving back to Manhattan because they

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Lessons from Chicago

Harvard’s Edward Glaeser is becoming my new favorite columnist. He is a regular contributor to the Economix blog at the New York Times. He recently

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