Posts Tagged ‘Dynamism’

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, and a $1 Trillion Moonshot

/   Ben Hecht, Stanford Social Innovation Review

Americaa has a crisis that much of philanthropy and the social sector writ large isn’t registering. Our job creation machine, largely built after World War II, is broken. It turns out that it is really hard to get un- and under-employed people into good jobs—even if they are trained for them—if those jobs don’t exist….

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Tiberi, Paulsen examine issues surrounding uneven economic recovery during hearing

/   Staff, The Ripon Advance

The economy has not surged back from the recession, and a drawn-out recovery and meager growth rate have exacerbated the country’s many challenges, U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH) said on Wednesday during a Joint Economic Committee (JEC) hearing. Tiberi, the chairman of the JEC, convened the hearing to focus on the decline of economic opportunity…

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Economic Innovation Group’s John Lettieri To Testify Before The Joint Economic Committee

Lettieri will speak on the decline of economic dynamism in the United States and its implications for achieving the American Dream Washington, D.C. – Today, John Lettieri, co-founder and senior director for policy and strategy at the Economic Innovation Group (EIG), will testify before the Joint Economic Committee at its hearing on the state of…

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How to handle an economy that no longer works for you

/   Karl Stauber, GoDan River

In 1969, the median household income in Danville, Pittsylvania County and the United States were all within a few dollars of each other — right around $8,000. By 2015, the comparable numbers were approximately $65,000 for Virginia, $56,000 for the United States, $42,000 for Pittsylvania County and $34,000 for Danville. (For more information, see our…

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Stagnation Is Stunting Economic Growth

/   Charles Hughes, Seeking Alpha

The American economy is stagnating. The creative destruction of old businesses exiting and new ones starting up has slowed. Fewer people are working at new companies. These trends have only accelerated post-recession. Many of the fresh new entrants hailed as disruptive startups, such as Uber (Private:UBER) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), have been on the scene for…

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