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Milken Institute Asia Summit: A Sandbox for Olympians

Steve Feiner | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Steve Feiner

In an unassuming conference room at the Four Seasons Hotel in Singapore, about 400 participants from around the world attended the Milken Institute's ...

Accelerating Democracy: Creating Pathways to Prosperity

Andrea Hoffman | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Andrea Hoffman

At the height of the Lean In movement, I remember seeing Warren Buffet say something to the effect that America would be more competitive as a nation if we tapped into our untapped talent.

The City Where All The Smart Kids Are Moving

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.12.2016 | HuffPost Home

• Portland is quickly booming into a viable tech hub.• But, rent in Portland is still generally much lower than in Silicon Valley. We know that Sa...

Top 10 Medical Research Issues and Trends to Watch in 2016

Margaret Anderson | Posted 01.06.2017 | Science
Margaret Anderson

Advances in scientific discovery are converging with unparalleled policy and regulatory action for medical research. At FasterCures, we have surveyed the landscape and interviewed subject matter experts to come up with our recommendations of the top 10 issues to keep an eye on in 2016.

Apparently, Texas Is THE Place To Move Right Now

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.13.2015 | HuffPost Home

When you're looking to move cities, the choice depends on priorities: Are you looking for somewhere young and fun? Full of fabulous food? Or, are you ...

Top 10 YouTube Channels for Leaders

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business
Larry P. Thomas

Over the last year I've subscribed to a number of YouTube channels that have consistently helped me identify new trends, understand best practices, and spot high-impact opportunities. Here is a list of my favorites.

Investment, Innovation, Jobs

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

I believe the American economy can do some crucial things to put itself on a much more robust path toward growth. First, though, we all have to get a clear picture of what's kept the recovery so frail since 2008 -- factors in place long before the near-collapse of the financial system.

Cybercriminals Have Your Number, But Which One?

Adam Levin | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

You probably realize that identity thieves are after your email addresses and passwords, but that's not all they want.

LOOK: 10 Best American Cities For Growing Older

Next Avenue | Jason Kane | Posted 12.13.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jason Kane his article first appeared on the PBS NewsHour website. Great hospitals! Good public transportation! B...

Core of the Core

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 09.21.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

One of the reasons Silicon Valley has become such a popular locus for the technology revolution is that it is darn beautiful here. The weather is salubrious, perhaps too hot in the most intense part of summer, but mostly temperate.

Mobile Web's Creative Disruption

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 07.09.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

It's been more than 25 years since Gordon Gecko waved around a brick-sized Motorola Dynatec 8000X cellphone in the movie Wall Street. Then, it was th...

Best American Cities for Successful Aging

Michael Hodin | Posted 10.02.2012 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

A city that enables "successful aging" is one that keeps older adults engaged in social and economic life, providing pathways to stay healthy while participating in wealth creation.

The Best Places To Age In America: Is Your City Among Them?

Huff/Post50 | Molly Turner | Posted 08.01.2012 | Fifty

The cities that are age-friendly will be the winners.

Seek Out People Who Disagree With You

Vitaliy N. Katsenelson | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business
Vitaliy N. Katsenelson

I tried to identify the specifics of our disagreement, what assumptions both of us were making. And then tried to focus the discussion on these more precise points of disagreement. In the end we each learned from the other.

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 07.04.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

The Internet isn't just lolcats and high-tech acquisitions anymore. A lot of people are working hard to harness the power of social media for social change around the world.

Capturing the Visionary Spirit: Milken Institutes's Global Conference Brings Together Brightest Visionary Women Entrepreneurs to Share Keys to Success

Angella Nazarian | Posted 07.03.2012 | Impact
Angella Nazarian

Today Milken Institute's Global Conference was launched in Los Angeles bringing together over 3,000 of the world's brightest minds for prestigious two day event off educational lectures, panels and interviews on various topics affecting our world today.

Lucy Blodgett

Live Updates From The Milken Global Conference 2012 | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 05.01.2012 | Los Angeles

Monday marks the first morning of the 15th annual Milken Conference, a four-day long event hosted by the Milken Institute at the Beverly Hilton Hotel....

The 10 Best Economically Performing Cities

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.18.2011 | Business

A struggling labor market may be one of the most significant problems currently facing the United States, but some cities are starting to return to pr...

Alissa Finerman Has No Regrets

Michael Martin | Posted 01.20.2012 | Los Angeles
Michael Martin

The former bond trader and Wharton MBA got burnt out from the corporate life and felt passionless at work. That meant leaving Wall St. and enrolling in a coaching program at NYU.

Lucy Blodgett

The Milken Conference 2011 | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 07.02.2011 | Los Angeles

Monday marked the first morning of the 2011 Milken Conference, a four-day long event hosted by the Milken Institute at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Thou...

Milken Institute's Best-Performing Cities Index: Colorado Cities Slide From 2009 Rankings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Last week, the California-based Milken Institute released its annual ranking of the top-performing metro areas in the country. As the Milken Institut...

PHOTOS: 13 Best Cities for Jobs: The Milken Institute

The Huffington Post | Nicole Hardesty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Would you move to Fort-Hood, Texas if it meant finally finding a job? The Milken Institute released its annual Best Performing Cities 2010 report this...

It's Time to Make R&D Tax Credit Permanent, Assure U.S. Remains World's Top Innovator

Brandon Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brandon Edwards

It's time to put questions about the future availability of the R&D credit to rest so that companies will stop discounting its value and take full advantage of it as a key driver of innovation.

Why I'm Not Singing the Metro Blue Line Blues

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Changing the way LA commutes and lives is not just a pipe dream. All over the city people and organizations are working in positive ways to make life here better.

Milken Forecast (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

First the bad news: a growing number of economists suggest the U.S. has significant chance of falling into another recession -- and today's GDP number...