The Realities of American Income Ineq...

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

published on: Oct 15, 2018

THE NATIONAL DEBT: AMERICA’S MOST OVE...

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

published on: Oct 15, 2018

The 2018 Debt Crisis

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

published on: Sep 15, 2018

The Truth About the U. S. Labor Short...

For the first time in two decades there are more job openings in the U.S. than qualified job applicants. And the...

published on: Sep 15, 2018

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...

The New Debt Threat

published on: Sep 15, 2017

Debt levels are rising worldwide and extreme debt levels can lead to financial crises.  Where do we stand today?  What are the likely outcomes? ...

America’s Trillion-Dollar Infrastructure Buil...

published on: Jun 24, 2017

Today’s low cost of capital creates a unique opportunity to address U.S. productivity constraints and harness underutilized human resources. What...

Seizing the Opportunities Created by Superabu...

published on: Jun 24, 2017

Suddenly, the world is awash in inexpensive capital. Where did it come from? What opportunities and threats does it create? What does it mean for...

Corporations Prepare to Collect the Longevity...

published on: May 22, 2017

Over thirty years ago, the Trends editors began exploring and tracking the implications of a greater share of the public being older, healthier, and...

The Economics of the Wall

published on: May 22, 2017

For the most part, any discussion of building a barrier along the entire U.S. border with Mexico has focused on all sorts of emotional arguments that...

China’s Day Never Came

published on: Apr 15, 2017

As India prepares to ride the next wave of industrialization and the United States prepares for a new round of techno-economic leadership, China...

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