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Bring on the Robots, Please!

Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D. | Posted 02.01.2017 | Business
Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.

John Maynard Keynes once famously said that the difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas but in escaping from old ones. And one of the oldest and most pervasive and pernicious economic ideas is that technology kills jobs.

Prepare to Be Disrupted

Nathan Gardels | Posted 04.05.2015 | World
Nathan Gardels

The WorldPost Future Series is a set of conferences that will explore the social and economic transformation fostered by rapid technological advance -- and how these tumultuous changes will impact daily life in our communities, our families and in the workplace.

Attali: Why A ‘Positive Economy' Is Our Only Hope

The European | Max Toll | Posted 01.12.2015 | World

Jacques Attali is one of France’s leading intellectuals and an expert on issues ranging from classical economics to classical music. He told Max Tho...

Davos Summarized in 3 P's

Jeremy Balkin | Posted 04.05.2014 | Impact
Jeremy Balkin

As we all return to the four corners of the globe my humble hope is that we reflect on the Privilege, Platform and Perseverance, that being in Davos enabled, and we continue to work towards re-shaping the world.

Supporting Russia's Economic Energy

Shai Baitel | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business
Shai Baitel

While these are challenging times for many economies, and thinking beyond Western Europe, there is reason to believe that Russia's best days are still ahead.

Morning in Davos?

Ian Bremmer | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business
Ian Bremmer

2013-01-23-FinalDavosDiariesbanner.jpgIn Davos, we see firsthand that the sunny and the snowy can coexist. The same holds true for bullish and bearish signals in the global economy this year.

Dr. Doom: London Olympics Are 'An Economic Failure'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

An economics professor known as "Dr. Doom" offered a characteristically pessimistic analysis of the London Olympics on Sunday. "The Olympics are an...

Dr. Doom Redux: Nouriel Roubini Warns of Perfect Economic Storm in 2013

Sheldon Filger | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business
Sheldon Filger

Dr. Doom has taken to the airwaves, warning policymakers as well as the public that there is a high probability that a perfect economic and fiscal storm will erupt in 2013.

The Catastrophe The Nonprofit World May Face On Top Of A Crisis

Trevor Neilson | Posted 09.10.2012 | Impact
Trevor Neilson

No matter where you look, social services are being cut at the very moment they are needed the most. These cuts are aftershocks of the 2008 crisis. But now, if what Roubini predicts comes to pass, the nonprofit world will have a catastrophe on top of a crisis.

Looking Beyond a G-Zero World

Alexandre Kateb | Posted 08.27.2012 | World
Alexandre Kateb

The "G-zero world" is a sober account of the current leaderless world, but it barely carries any heuristic or normative value to help us define what will come next.

Will Germany Lead?

Scott Malcomson | Posted 08.11.2012 | World
Scott Malcomson

At the Council on the Future of Europe, the dominant note was of nervousness at the state of Spain's financial system, combined with resolve to rally German opinion behind greater fiscal coordination and debt mutualization.

Roberto Saviano and Nouriel Roubini Discussing the Global Financial Mafia at NYU

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Lia Petridis Maiello

Nouriel Roubini, internationally acclaimed finance pop star, demands the introduction of a new discipline at the universities of the world, that of "c...

Lucia Graves

'Move To Somalia, Grover Norquist': Patriotic Millionaires | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Patriotic Millionaires for Fiscal Strength, millionaires who want the government to tax them more, met with foremost anti-tax guru Grove...

The Diary of Dow Jones

Benedetta Pignatelli | Posted 11.14.2011 | New York
Benedetta Pignatelli

The lamentation of estrogen-laden Bridget Jones was echoed the globe over and is soon to be reanimated via a London musical circa 2012. Now hear it fr...

U.S. Economy Finally Surpasses Pre-Recession Level

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.28.2011 | Business

The U.S. economy is finally rising above its pre-recession level, but the growth may still not be fast enough to spur a robust recovery. After 18...

Eurozone Debt Crisis: Another Failed Bailout Scheme?

Sheldon Filger | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

Should we believe that this time, after so many failed attempts also advertised as the real solution, the politicians have finally got it right? I don't think so.

The Krugman/Stiglitz Army Is on the March (and It's Too Late for Michael Bloomberg to Stop It)

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Whether or not the the #Occupy Wall Street protesters explicitly adopt policy proposals or only generate political energy for the spirit of them, the Krugman/Stiglitz Army is at last on the march.

Matt Sledge

Tim Kaine: 'Nobody's Ever Cut Their Way To Prosperity' | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaking at an infrastructure conference on Tuesday, Democratic Senate candidate Tim Kaine of Virginia laid out his vision for achieving...

'Depression' Again Being Used To Describe Economic Landscape

Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

(Mike Dolan) - You know it's grim when the prevailing debate among economists and historians is whether the world economy faces the "Great" depression...

WATCH: Rick Perry Goes After Fed Chairman

Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics

Texas Governor Rick Perry, who recently announced that he is running for president in 2012, had some harsh words for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bern...

If Oil Prices Continue Climbing, Count On Another Recession, Analysts Say

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yet another group of analysts have issued a grim warnings about the recent run-up in oil prices. In a letter to clients, analysts at Bank of Americ...

Egypt: Don't Be Fooled -- The Economic Crisis Is Behind the Protests

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danny Schechter

Egyptian people are out in the streets not just to meet but by their need to eat. Replacing a modern day Pharaoh may not be enough. He is not their only enemy.

On the Report of the Angelides Commission

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

The report of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, festooned with its various Republican dissents, has receded into the past faster than this year...

Nouriel Roubini Warns Of A Domino Debt Collapse In Europe

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

But the nub of the crisis is this: "We have decided to socialize the private losses of the banking system. Now you have a huge increase in public debt...

ReThink Interview: Charles Ferguson, Director of Inside Job

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

People interviewed in Inside Job claim that finance professionals deserve their money. But can someone rationally argue that someone earning $30 million/year works 1,000 times harder than someone earning $30,000/year?