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Economics & Business
Contributor: Greg Beaufait
Posted: 06/14/2017
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Silicon Valley, with its products, software, smarts, and change-the-world scale, has produced some of the most meaningful transformations of business and personal lives of the last two decades. The iPhone’s success has allowed ideas to spread faster than ever before, and the unrelenting power of social media, from which literal revolutions have... Full Article »
Contributor: Jim Champy
Posted: 09/22/2016
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Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn, has been proselytizing that most work in the future will be done by “independent contractors” or “freelancers.” This is the Uber model, where all the drivers are self-employed. It’s also common in Silicon Valley—many engineers are not employees, but rather contractors hired to work on a project. Engineers are... Full Column »
Contributor: Editorial Staff
Posted: 11/07/2016
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With all the economic measurements (e.g., GDP, labor force participation ratios, business investment) defined and computed, it becomes possible to compare actual results of economic policies versus predicted results.And when results deviate from expectations, there are only two courses of action: change strategies or lower goals. It appears economi Full Sector Report »