Why the Manufacturing Sector Finds Cybersecurity Challenging
Faced with this new reality of cyberattacks, manufacturing businesses have some particular challenges which make a systematic approach to cybersecurity difficult.
How Corporate Spending Impacts Economic Growth
Lee F. Pinkowitz, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Finance for the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, discusses the ways in which corporate spen...
Why fighting corruption in Italy matters for economic growth
In line with its National Reform Programme for the period 2015-16, Matteo Renzi’s government obtained parliament’s approval on a new anti-corruption law on May 21. We document the sheer s...
How the Birth Dearth Saps Economic Growth
In The Wall Street Journal, Ruchir Sharma writes that about how the birth dearth saps economic growth: Worries about migrants miss that to avoid decline, Europe and the U.S. need many more people.
Murfreesboro Area Ranks in the Top 20 for Economic Growth
According to the Leading Locations 2014 study, the Nashville, Murfreesboro, and Franklin metropolitan statistical area ranked 14th nationwide for economic and job growth.
Another way driverless cars might boost economic growth
In a world of widespread autonomous vehicles, many more cities might be considered car friendly and reduce the cost of in-person interactions.
How the 'Green Revolution' Has a Backward View on Economic Growth
The Paris climate change conference, which took place last month, was full of exhibitions highlighting new green technology.
Why I'll take economic growth over 'happiness' any day
Happiness economics is based on the idea that once you achieve a certain wealth level, more wealth makes you no better off. But economic growth isn't just about more and better stuff. It's also about how rising prosperity can create more opportunity to live a life of deeper human flourishing.
Dispelling the Myth: Why State Tax Breaks for Businesses Do Not Spur Economic Growth
A decline in the corporate tax rate enforced through state policy is found by a new study to be immaterial to investment decisions for businesses and therefore a non-factor for spurring economic growth within a
How to Save the Manufacturing Sector
Like most industries, the manufacturing sector is transforming rapidly. Because of recent technological advances and globalization, U.S. manufacturing is...
Economic Growth or Education Opportunity
In a recent Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed, Mark Gleason explains that growing the economy and expanding educational opportunity are complementary, not competing goals.
Insider Trends in America's Manufacturing Sector
In a recent interview with Quality Magazine, MFG.com CEO Mitch Free took some time to explain what steps manufacturers should be taking to improve their global presence, just who is reshoring and how optimistic we should be about it.
What Is Economic Growth? (And What Is It Not?)
Widespread misunderstanding of what economic growth actually means has allowed a system of political cronyism and inequality to thrive.
Economic Growth Is The Answer
Maximizing output and devising better ways to measure it should be policymakers' top priorities.
Top IoT Trends for Manufacturing Sector
Are you wondering whether there is a co-relation between the manufacturing industry and Internet of Things (IoT)? The manufacturing sector is all about making “things”, from clothes to cars, machi
How Latinos Are Driving Economic Growth
Latinos are entrepreneurs, construction workers, doctors, teachers, and lawyers. They’re in finance, hospitality, sales and information…
Why is Cleveland's Manufacturing Sector Growing?
Manufacturing is 'regaining its footing,' and Northeast Ohio is poised to 'benefit from growth in the region’s energy exploration business,' says new study.
How geography affects economic growth
Note: This is post #78 in a weekly video series on basic economics. You could fit most of the U.S., China, India, and a lot of Europe, into Africa. But if you compare Africa to Europe, Europe has t…
Economic Growth Rockets Past Expectations
2019 Starts off with a Bang in the First Quarter with Strong Economic Performance As discussed in the 2019 Economic Report of the President , the Council of Economic Advisers demonstrated that the strong economic performance in 2017 and 2018 was not merely a continuation of trends already under way during the preceding post-recession expansion, but rather constituted a distinct break from trend and positive surprise…
Economic growth: How Wisconsin compares
JUNE 2015 UPDATE -- Uses latest available numbers, updated July 24, 2015 -- Wisconsin compared to other states over the past three months and since January 2011, the beginning of