Monthly Archives: July 2012

Brain Hubs and the Case for Labor Mobility

Over at The American, Nick Schultz has posted an interview with Enrico Moretti, an economics professor at UC Berkeley and the author of “The New Geography of Jobs“. Moretti’s thesis is that new jobs and opportunities are increasingly clustered around ‘brain … Continue reading

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The Time-Bomb Keeps Ticking

The Wall Street Journal recently carried an essay by David Wessel, author of the forthcoming book, “Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget”. It provides an excellent breakdown of the budget crisis looming over the federal government. Perhaps … Continue reading

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