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Entries by Steven Strauss from 11/2011

The Connection Between Education, Income Inequality, and Unemployment

| Posted 11.02.2011 | Business

High and rising income inequality in the United States has recently been widely commented upon. What has not been as widely discussed is the role educational attainment has played in these disparities.

Let's Stop Forcing Real Wealth Creators to Leave the U.S.!

| Posted 11.09.2011 | Business

No, I don't mean the so-called 1% -- for various reasons, they aren't leaving. I mean the immigrant entrepreneurs and foreign students at our best universities.

Political Engagement, the 2008 Financial Crisis and the Disillusionment of the American Public

| Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

Both the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street have diagnosed the same problem, but propose radically different solutions. But potentially both groups -- as well as many other Americans -- have surprising agreement on what they don't like.

Actually, Despite GOP Claims -- the U.S. Isn't Over-regulated

| Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

Leaving aside the GOP candidates' anecdotal views, it is helpful to examine real data that compares the U.S. regulatory burden with that of our peer group.