Tag archive for ‘Economic growth’
Professor Martin Feldstein On Monday, August 31st, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: Will Americans Become Poorer?

CAMBRIDGE – Robert Gordon of Northwestern University has launched a lively and important debate about the future rate of economic growth in the United States. Although his book The Rise and Fall of American More...

Stephen Roach On Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia Stephen Roach: America, China, and the Productivity Paradox

 In the late 1980s, there was intense debate about the so-called productivity paradox – when massive investments in information technology (IT) were not delivering measureable productivity improvements. More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller: Inspiring Economic Growth

NEW HAVEN – In his First Inaugural Address, during the depths of the Great Depression, US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt famously told Americans that, “The only thing we have to fear is fear More...

Prof. Kenneth Rogoff On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff: Inequality, Immigration, and Hypocrisy

CAMBRIDGE – Europe’s migration crisis exposes a fundamental flaw, if not towering hypocrisy, in the ongoing debate about economic inequality. Wouldn’t a true progressive support equal opportunity More...

Stanford Professor Michael Boskin: Are the Good Times Over?

 In the 25 years before the Great Recession of 2008-2009, the United States experienced two brief, mild recessions and two strong, long expansions. Globally, incomes grew briskly; inflation abated; and More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, April 10th, 2015

Professor at Harvard Business School Michael Porter: Why Social Progress Matters

Economic growth has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty and improved the lives of many more over the last half-century. Yet it is increasingly evident that a model of human development based More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Friday, March 27th, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: A Window on China’s New Normal

Every year at this time, China’s government organizes a major conference – sponsored by the Development Research Center, the official think tank of the State Council – that brings together senior Chinese More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Composite State of Israel Economy Index for February 2015 Increases by 0.2%

  The Bank of Israel’s Composite State of the Economy Index increased by 0.2 percent in February 2015, similar to its average growth in 2014. In previous months, the index rose more rapidly, reflecting More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

David Blitzer Says Housing Recovery Is Faltering

While home prices are rising, David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the index committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices says “housing is faltering, ” according to the BBC.  Housing More...

Benjamin Peng On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Top 9 Chinese Industries Of Interest To Israeli Companies / New Series (5)

– / By Benjamin Peng / In a previous article on trade with China, I stated that many Israeli companies could have strong potential in the Chinese market. Over the next several days I will provide snap-shots More...

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