Trends Issue 142 - February 2015

The Battered American Dream

Historians, politicians, and business leaders often refer to the American Dream as a key differentiator that has set...

The Battered American Dream
published on: Feb 17, 2015

Better Days Are Ahead for the U.S. Economy

Despite the continuing pessimism of the "gloom and doom industry," 2015 is likely to be the best year for the U.S....

Better Days Are Ahead for the U.S. Economy
published on: Feb 17, 2015

Understanding the Character of Success

Today, global competition and automation threaten the livelihoods of Americans more than ever. At the same time, the...

Understanding the Character of Success
published on: Feb 17, 2015

Coming to Terms with the College Bubble

Compared to the bubbles facing China's policymakers and managers that we'll discuss in the next trend, the U.S....

Coming to Terms with the College Bubble
published on: Feb 17, 2015

China in Transition

Since China emerged from economic isolation in 1978, it has grown to become the second largest economy and the world's...

China in Transition
published on: Feb 17, 2015

Averting an Antibiotic Apocalypse

A new multidisciplinary research project led by the former head of economic research for Goldman Sachs estimates the...

Averting an Antibiotic Apocalypse
published on: Feb 17, 2015