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The New Era of Public Innovation: Part II

Ben Thornley | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact
Ben Thornley

The breakthrough moment in Lima was the signaling effect resulting from the clearly articulated convictions of every public official present -- an overarching vision that aligns the region's governments with the "process" of social inclusion at hand.

The Debt Ceiling: A Manufactured Crisis

Harlan Green | Posted 02.05.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

The debt ceiling debate is a manufactured crisis. The drive by conservatives to cripple government spending, deregulate whole industries, and emphasize military power over social spending has only made us weaker overseas and at home.

Routinizing the Extraordinary

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D. | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D.

As long as where you live predicts how long and how well you live -- regardless of how hard you work to get ahead -- new approaches must focus on strategies that have proven to build healthier and stronger communities. This is how we can make every community extraordinary.

Looking For A Job? Got No Experience? It May Not Matter

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

Here's some maybe-good news for job seekers: it seems like a lot of people are managing to switch careers these days. More than half of all job ope...

Recession Cost Average American $7,300, Fed Economist Says

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

The recession that struck the U.S. in 2007 has cost consumers about $7,300 each in lost spending, according to a San Francisco Federal Reserve economi...

Unemployment Could Rise To 10.1 Percent In 2011, Economists Say

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as the economy continues to grow, unemployment could rise over the next year to as high as 10.1 percent, according to a new paper by the San Fran...

Yellen: Job Creation Is A `High Priority'

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Janet Yellen, the president's pick to be the second-highest ranking official at the Federal Reserve, acknowledged Thursday that reg...

Shahien Nasiripour

Top Fed Official Warns Jobs Will Be Scarce As 'Paradigm Shift' Slows Hiring

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A top Federal Reserve official warned Monday that even as the economy starts to grow again, employers are likely to continue squeezing more productivi...