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The 1 Thing on Everybody's Mind at Davos 2016

Nearly 30 years ago, Robert Solow, one of the world's pre-eminent labor economists, made a famous quip: You can see the computer age everywhere but in productivity statistics. Aside from being a prime example of what passes for humor among ... Time, 3 weeks ago
The Interpreter

The toilet or the iPhone: Which is the more important for civilisation?

Following the stunning success of Thomas Piketty's door-stop book Capital in the Twenty-first Century, Robert Gordon has consolidated his recent writings into a 600-page tome: The Rise and Fall of American Growth , that argues America's 150-year run ...
 The Interpreter5 days ago Toilet or the iPhone: Which Is More Important For Civilization?  National Interest4 days ago

Keen Ice, California Chrome, Fascinating Rock, Solow head exciting World Cup day cast

Dubai: Keen Ice, the conqueror of US Triple Crown winner American Pharaoh in the Travers Stakes last year, heads a strong list of American nominations for the $10m (Dh36.7 million) Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates. The son of 2008 Dubai World ...
 Gulf News2 weeks ago Keen Ice Heads Dubai World Cup Entries  Racing and Sports2 weeks ago Keen Ice heads exciting World Cup day cast  Gulf News2 weeks ago

Ligand Pharmaceuticals' (LGND) CEO John Higgins on Q4 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Operator Greetings, and welcome to the Ligand Pharmaceuticals' Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. It is ...
 Seeking Alpha2 days ago

Explaining the Rise of Radicals Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders

Surprised at the results of the New Hampshire primaries? Radicals Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders handily defeated all comers in the Republican and Democratic contests, respectively. Their wins, while shocking in the scope of American politics, are ...
 TheStreet.com2 days ago

The Return of Malthus? Part II

Children offer money to a dragon during celebrations of the Chinese New Year. (Pixbay Image/Lisa Redfern) In an earlier post , this blog discussed Beijing's decision to scrap the one-child policy that for three decades restricted couples to one ...
 CIGI3 days ago

The Truth About Productivity

One of the greatest economic mysteries out there, according to many market watchers: Why labor market productivity has slowed sharply around the world in recent years. As my co-authors and I write in a new BlackRock Investment Institute paper , " ...
 Seeking Alpha3 days ago Does a Shorter Work Week Lead to Greater Productivity?  Investopedia2 months ago
Melbourne Age

Turnbull's wrong, the future isn't what it used to be

What would you rather do without: the internet, or airconditioning? Here's another one. What would you rather give up: smartphones, or plumbing? They're questions that go to the heart of the myth at the centre of Malcolm Turnbull's Australia Day ...
 Melbourne Age6 days ago

American productivity growth during the Great Depression

Alexander Field (2003) described the 1930s as the most technologically progressive decade of the 20 th century for the US. He argued that total factor productivity (TFP) growth peaked at that time and was spread widely across the US economy. In ...
 Vox1 week ago

Economist's vision for India: Padma Vibhushan is an unexpected surprise, says ProfDixit

AFTER BEING selected for the country's second-highest civilian award for his contribution to literature and education—the Padma Vibhushan, when asked to react, a very humble American-Indian Professor Avinash Dixit, puts it as simply as an ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago
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