The Opportunity and Threat of Marijua...

Annual global revenues for the legal marijuana industry may eventually rise to between $150-and-$500 billion,...

published on: Mar 15, 2019

Boomers are the Economy’s “Energizer ...

The baby boomers have shaped every era of their lives and the Golden Age of the Fifth Techno-Economic Revolution will...

published on: Mar 15, 2019

Crisis for the Russian Bear

Nearly thirty year ago, on November 9th, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell.  Two yearsw later, on Dec 25, 1991, the Soviet...

published on: Feb 15, 2019

China Faces Tough Choices

China and the United States are locked in a struggle for control of the 21st century.  Trade is at the heart of this...

published on: Feb 15, 2019

Out-Sourcing, In-Sourcing, and Globalization

published on: Dec 15, 2018

Politicians and managers often discuss outsourcing of American jobs by American firms, but seldom discuss the in-sourcing of jobs by foreign...

Where Are U.S. Economic Policies Taking The W...

published on: Dec 15, 2018

Because of its dynamism and scale, America’s trade, regulatory, and monetary policies set the tone for the rest of the world.  To a large extent,...

The Realities of American Income Inequality

published on: Oct 15, 2018

Since the Financial Crisis, American income inequality and poverty have become highly politicized. But most of this debate relies on anecdotal...

THE NATIONAL DEBT: AMERICA’S MOST OVERRATED C...

published on: Oct 15, 2018

Since the late 70s, the national debt has grown rapidly in absolute terms, as well as relative to GDP. And according to the latest government data,...

The 2018 Debt Crisis

published on: Sep 15, 2018

What do the Turkish lira, the Iranian rial, the Russian ruble, the Indian rupee, the Argentine peso, the Chilean peso, the Chinese yuan and the South...

The Truth About the U. S. Labor Shortage

published on: Sep 15, 2018

For the first time in two decades there are more job openings in the U.S. than qualified job applicants. And the unfilled jobs aren’t just for...

The Growing Disconnect Between Education and ...

published on: Sep 15, 2018

Over the past one hundred years, no investment has more reliably produced a great ROI than a college education. Furthermore, throughout the 20th...

America’s Growth Agenda

published on: Sep 15, 2018

There are now more job openings than there are “unemployed” people. Wages are finally beginning to increase faster than inflation, while consumer...

Building an Economic Ecosystem for Urban Air ...

published on: Jun 15, 2018

There are few more urgent or challenging problems than creating a cost-effective solution to the worlds traffic congestion. Perhaps the most exciting...

The Surprising Midwestern Boom

published on: Jun 15, 2018

After decades of decline, many rustbelt cities are making a big comeback. Where are the major opportunities? Where are the trouble spots? And what...

TRADE WORLD WAR – CHINA VS THE WORLD

published on: Apr 15, 2018

The evidence is clear, China has declared economic war on the rest of the world and its opponents are just now starting to fight back. What do we...

The Geo-demography of America’s NEW Economic ...

published on: Feb 15, 2018

The big winners of the so-called “Installation Phase” of the Digital Techno-Economic Revolution were the makers of the core technology and their...

The Myth of America’s “Unprecedented Technolo...

published on: Jan 15, 2018

In recent years, it has become an “article of faith” that workers in advanced industrial nations are experiencing unprecedented levels of...

Coming to Grips with America’s Two-Tiered Eco...

published on: Jan 15, 2018

One of the greatest challenges of the Fourth Turning will be bringing back into the economic mainstream those Americans who were left behind by the...

The Truth About Today’s Bull Market

published on: Dec 15, 2017

Despite the steady gains to all-time highs, pundits continue to forecast disaster.  What’s driving this bull market?  How long will it last? ...

Inflation, Unemployment and the Phillips Curv...

published on: Nov 15, 2017

The Phillips Curve says that “when unemployment is low, inflation is high, and vice-versa.”  And the Federal reserve still makes decisions based...

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