Posts filed under “Think Tank”

“Where’s the Wage Pressure?”

Category: Think Tank, Wages & Income

Lefsetz on Bill O’Reilly

Karma’s a bitch. They’re out to get him, but it’s Bill’s response that has me flummoxed. Why does everybody in power double-down, why do they try and blow their attacker’s house down? It makes men look foolish, that they can’t admit that they are wrong, believing he with the biggest megaphone wins when it really…Read More

Category: Financial Press, Television, Think Tank

Where Are The Construction Workers?

Where Are The Construction Workers? Andrew Paciorek February 26, 2015         The labor market for construction workers suffered a massive shock in the wake of the housing bust, as demand for new homes dried up and firms rapidly shed workers. Employment in the construction sector fell nearly 25 percent from more than…Read More

Category: Real Estate, Think Tank

WEF: Global Risks 2015

Source: World Economic Forum

Category: Economy, Think Tank

The Global Trade Slowdown: Cyclical or Structural?

Category: Economy, Think Tank

Global liquidity regulation – Why did it take so long?

Category: Regulation, Think Tank

Are We Becoming a Part-Time Economy?

Compared with 2007, the U.S. labor market now has about 2.5 million more people working part-time and about 2.2 million fewer people working full-time. In this sense, U.S. businesses are more reliant on part-time workers now than in the past. But that doesn’t necessarily imply we are moving toward a permanently higher share of the…Read More

Category: Employment, Think Tank

Does front-loading taxation increase savings?

Category: Taxes and Policy, Think Tank


MONEY We’re impressed when you make it, and continue to make it. The more zeros the better. CONTINUITY Momentary blips are not stars, they’re comets. If you don’t last, especially in today’s overloaded, evanescent world, you’re irrelevant. DO IT YOURSELF Screw the millennial teamwork/group construct. We want to see individuals triumph, it’s the American Way….Read More

Category: Music, Think Tank, Weekend

Changes in US Household Labor-Force Participation by Household Income

Category: Employment, Think Tank