I’ve watched a lot of football games over the years, but it wasn’t until this weekend that I fully realized just how obsessed we are with the highlight reels of acrobatic catches, elusive runs and bone-jarring tackles.
Too bad the same recognition can’t be bestowed on federal workers and the big plays they make every day. Keep reading →
Innovation is an essential ingredient to growing economies and living standards, but not for growing jobs, former Federal Reserve System Chairman Dr. Alan Greenspan said at a conference on innovation and technology in Washington this morning.
In a wide-ranging set of remarks, Greenspan also said that he did not think the U.S. economy would slip into a double-dip recession, but that underlying uncertainty among corporations and households and mounting concerns about the ability of European banks to deal with sovereign debts is having a direct effect on productivity growth. Keep reading →