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GDP Is a Wildly Flawed Measure for the Digital Age

Germany, Switzerland, and Japan are now in negative interest rate territory. So are Denmark and Sweden. And U.S. treasuries have hit all-time lows. We’ve also witnessed the populist reactions embodied in the Brexit vote, and at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in the United States.<p>…

Innovation

Just 6 Seconds of Mindfulness Can Make You More Effective

Some days it’s really draining to be a senior executive. You sit in meetings for hours on end, and every decision you need to make is difficult — all of the easy decisions have already been made at levels below you. On those days, you know you could be a much more effective leader if you could …

Mindfulness

The U.S. Economy Is Doing Only Half Its Job

America is producing ample prosperity. As the chart below shows, the U.S. economy powered out of the Great Recession faster than did other advanced economies and, in fact, had been outpacing those economies long before the downturn.<p>Large companies in the United States are prospering alongside the …

Economics

Sterling Climbs on Healthy U.K. Retail Spending

Strong retail sales in April suggest the economy could grow at a stronger pace in the second quarter<p>The British pound climbed against the dollar and the euro Thursday after strong retail sales lifted some of the recent gloom over the U.K. economy.<p>Sterling advanced 0.9% against the buck to $1.5677 …

Economics

We’re All Terrible at Understanding Each Other

Whatever you may have heard to the contrary, Chip Wilson is not an idiot. The founder and former CEO and Chairman of Lululemon Atheltica is, in point of fact, a highly successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, innovator, and self-made billionaire. Idiots are very rarely any of those things.<p>But a …

Psychology
Economics

American Entrepreneurship Is Actually Vanishing. Here's Why | Inc.com

The growing dominance of established players in the retail and services sectors has a rough parallel in the tech industry. New research from Play Bigger, which advises business leaders on creating new markets, found that tech companies today achieve market-cap milestones--$500 million, $1 billion, …

Entrepreneurship

비정규직 비율이 높은 일본 기업들

비정규직 비율이 높은 일본 기업들 2015년 2월 27일 | By: 신호철 | 경제 | No Comment<p>일본에서 아르바이트, 파트타임, 파견 직원 등 이른바 ‘비정규직 노동자’는 약 2천만 명(총무성 노동력 조사)에 달합니다. 일본 전체 근로자의 약 38%입니다. …

노동자들의 일자리를 지켜주는 세계화가 가능할까요?

노동자들의 일자리를 지켜주는 세계화가 가능할까요? 2015년 2월 27일 | By: arendt | 경제, 세계 | No Comment<p>미키 캔터(Mickey Kantor)는 1993년 8월을 생생하게 기억합니다. 미 행정부는 북미 자유 무역 협정(NAFTA)을 미 …

노벨경제학상 수상자가 보는 최저임금 논쟁

노벨경제학상 수상자가 보는 최저임금 논쟁 2015년 3월 5일 | By: 신호철 | 칼럼 | 1 comment<p>며칠 전 미국에서 가장 많은 직원을 고용하고 있는 회사 월마트가 노동자 50만 명의 임금을 올린다고 발표했습니다. 인상분이 아주 큰 것은 아니지만, 그럼에도 …

5 Stats That Explain the Super Wealthy

The world will always be divided into “the haves and the have nots,” but lately seems the ‘haves’ are capturing more and more of the world’s wealth. …

Income Inequality

미국 중산층을 붕괴시킨 레이건의 부자 감세

미국 중산층을 붕괴시킨 레이건의 부자 감세 2015년 3월 12일 | By: ingppoo | 경제, 칼럼 | No Comment<p>옮긴이: 이 글을 쓴 하트만(Thom Hartmann)은 기업가이자, 심리치료사, 진보 성향의 정치평론가이자 라디오쇼 …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion
Islam