Tag Archives: unemployment

Thomas Kochan: U.S. Companies Versus the U.S. Economy

From Harvard Business Review It’s obvious to anyone paying attention that the United States needs well-educated, technically skilled workers if it’s to remain competitive in the global marketplace. Just as obvious: We need a robust middle class with adequate disposable income and a sense that our economic system is working in a reasonably fair way. Yet business […]

After the Debt Ceiling Debate and S & P’s Credit Downgrade, Picking an Investment Adviser in an Unruly Market: S.P. Kothari

    From Dow Jones Marketwatch S.P. Kothari, deputy dean at the MIT Sloan School of Management and a former Barclays fund manager, talks about what investors should look for in choosing an investment adviser to steer them through these turbulent markets. What do you think?

The Verdict is in on June’s Employment Report…and what to do about it

According to the World Commission on Environment and Development, a “sustainable” economy must meet the needs of the present while not compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.  By this standard, the American economy  is definitely unsustainable:  It is not creating enough jobs to meet the current or future population’s needs and […]