NCF curates a weekly list of blog posts that touch on emerging issues affecting the American business community.
Ryan Avent wrote on The Atlantic Cities page on “How to get more Apples and Facebooks.”
Susan Adams at Forbes drew off of the work of NCF Fellow Joel Kotkin in writing about ”the un-aging of America” and how demographic trends paint a surprisingly bright future for this country.
Edward Tenner wrote on The American about “the dismal new science of stagnationism.”
EconMatters examined the 7 sectors most likely to gain jobs by 2015.
The Wall Street Journal took a close look at the drivers of growth and jobs in the American economy over the past handful of years. Spearheaded by WSJ journalist Phil Izzo, this video is incredibly informative and equally fascinating.
National Public Radio produced a fascinating and visually stunning video that showed how the world’s population grew to 7 billion. V
In the eyes of Felix Salmon at Reuters, talk is quickly turning to a breakup in the Eurozone, yet that likelihood is clearly not priced into the markets. ”So fasten your seatbelts: it could come sooner than you think.”
Megan McCardle at The Atlantic discussed the financial folly of fairness in light of the Eurozone crisis:
“As anyone who has ever spoken to a five year old knows, the sense of fairness is one of the most primal and intractable cognitive instincts we have. In the best of times, it takes years to change public opinion about what is fair. These are not the best of times, and we do not have years. I am very much afraid that the euro zone is about to plunge us into phase two of the global financial crisis–and that as with the Great Depression, phase two may be even worse than the dismal years we’ve just endured. In search of fairness, we may all get a lot more justice than any of us really wants.”