Trends Issue 147 - July 2015

The End of Retirement

For more than 25 years, the Trends editors have argued that the lifecycle adopted by the Greatest Generation and...

The End of Retirement
published on: Jul 11, 2015

Management in the Age of the Smart Machine

As highlighted in Ride the Wave by Fred Rogers and Richard Lalich, smart machines combining artificial intelligence...

Management in the Age of the Smart Machine
published on: Jul 11, 2015

Can We Revive the Miracle of American...

Entrepreneurship has always been the greatest competitive advantage of the U.S. economy. However, since the Great...

Can We Revive the Miracle of American Entrepreneurship?
published on: Jul 11, 2015

Long-Term Tends in the U.S. Standards of...

Consider the facts: More people are going to college, yet we hear of a widespread “skills gap.” We tout education...

Long-Term Tends in the U.S. Standards of Living and Economic Growth
published on: Jul 11, 2015

What Happens When Trucks Drive Themselves?

In the June 2015 issue, we examined the economic and logistical implications of partially or entirely replacing the...

What Happens When Trucks Drive Themselves?
published on: Jul 11, 2015

Happiness, Our Most Valued Attribute

When all is said and done, the most important issue in our lives is whether we’re happy. So it’s not surprising...

Happiness, Our Most Valued Attribute
published on: Jul 11, 2015