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Forget self-driving tech — Apple CarPlay is already disrupting the auto industry

April 26, 2017 ·  · Topic: Economic Mobility  · Relevance: bad

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Automakers have given up fighting Apple and Google and are now joining the tech giants.

General Motors has made Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available on its entire model lineup, and other automakers are quickly following that lead.This is all happening at a time when Apple, Google, and other tech companies are pursuing self-driving cars in a big way. We might have thought that the Apple Car was dead, but it now looks as if Apple is continuing to work on autonomous technology .We got our first real taste of Apple […]

How Increasing Income Inequality Is Dampening U.S. Economic Growth, And Possible Ways To Change The Tide

April 26, 2017 ·  · Topic: Economic Mobility  · Relevance: not sure

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The topic of income inequality and its effects has been the subject of countless analysis stretching back generations and crossing geopolitical boundaries. Despite the tendency to speak about this issue in moral terms, the central questions are economic ones: Would the U.S. economy be better off with a narrower income gap? And, if an unequal distribution of income hinders growth, which solutions could do more harm than good, and which could make the economic pie bigger for all?

Given the decades–indeed, centuries–of debate on this subject, it comes as no surprise that the answers are […]

Documenting decline in U.S. economic mobility

April 26, 2017 ·  · Topic: Economic Mobility  · Relevance: not sure

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Economists and other social scientists have long studied intergenerational income mobility, but consistent data linking adult incomes of children and their parents at similar ages over many generations have been unavailable, which thwarted attempts to study long-term trends. Chetty et al .’s study in this issue of Science ( 1 ) is therefore a tour de force for producing historically comparable estimates of absolute income mobility—the fraction of individuals in a birth cohort who earn, at age 30, more than their parents did at roughly the same age—over the post–World War II period. Their striking conclusion is that there […]

The 1970s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to Economic Inequality (America in the World) by Thomas Borstelmann — Free PDF

April 26, 2017 ·  · Topic: Economic Mobility  · Relevance: bad


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Hospitals and Schools as Hubs for Building Healthy Communities

April 25, 2017 ·  · Topic: Economic Mobility  · Relevance: bad

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n o v e m b e r 2 0 1 6Stuart Butler is a Senior Fellow in the Economic Studies Department at the Brookings Institution.Carmen Diaz co-authored this report while a Research Assistant at the Brookings Institution. She is currently the Innovation Project Manager at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC. This report does not represent the views of Sibley Memorial Hospital or the Johns Hopkins Medical Center.The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit organization devoted to independent research and policy solu- tions. Its mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on […]

What you need to know on Wall Street today

April 24, 2017 ·  · Topic: Economic Mobility  · Relevance: bad


Welcome to Finance Insider, Business Insider’s summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours.

The first round of the French election is over, and investors can start moving on .

With 97% of the results reported, centrist Emmanuel Macron was ahead with 23.9% of the vote, followed by Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate, with 21.4%. Macron is clearly investors’ favorite, given the reaction in global markets after the election. Here’s what you need to know:President Donald Trump has a huge week ahead of him, and how it plays out will have a huge impact on the market […]

BP settlement money belongs to the people

April 24, 2017 ·  · Topic: BP Settlement  · Relevance: bad


Hide caption Politicians are bumbling toward the loss of $300 million in BP settlement money. Cagle Cartoon Our area is on the cusp of possible greatness, we believe, with multiple unique opportunities that simply need to be bound together with the kind of financial super glue represented by the $300 million of your money the state is holding hostage at this writing.

Our area is on the cusp of possible greatness, we believe, with multiple unique opportunities that simply need to be bound together with the kind of financial super glue represented by the $300 million of your money the […]

The world isn’t as flat as we thought: Mobility is key to closing economic divide

April 24, 2017 ·  · Topic: Economic Mobility  · Relevance: bad


Long-term trends will change the global economy, putting unique strains on both large cities and outlying areas. PwC has identified five megatrends actively shaping our world: rapid urbanization, technological breakthroughs, shifts in global economic power, demographic and social change, and climate change. These trends combine to create a geographic and economic divide—booming cities that produce up to 90 percent of US GDP growth but grapple with spiraling housing prices, strained infrastructure, and outlying areas at risk of stagnation and brain-drain.

Mobility—the ease with which people, goods, and ideas can move from one location to another—is a powerful lever that all […]

Economic growth And Inequality Essay Sample

April 24, 2017 ·  · Topic: Economic Mobility  · Relevance: not sure

Economic growth And Inequality

Economic growth can be defined as the increase in the value of aggregate resources in the country. Aggregate measures like Gross Domestic Product (GDP) or Gross National Product (GNP) are mostly used to measure it. Increasing economic growth means increasing the resources, this can be through conquests, increasing the value of already existing resources, trade or innovation. Increasing the value of human capital is vital in economic growth as it is provides skill development.

Different nations have inequalities in wealth due to natural endowment whereby some countries have certain resources that others do not. For instance, oil-producing countries have that […]

Fecteau: The Stupidity of Trumped-up Tax Cuts

April 24, 2017 ·  · Topic: Economic Mobility  · Relevance: not sure


Donald Trump President Donald Trump is set to introduce a massive tax cut soon that will disproportionately favor the affluent – as he hints. That’s right; at a time when income inequality is equivalent to that of the Great Depression, and income mobility is stagnant; the Trump administration will shower the already well-off with even more cash. The “massive” tax cut Trump is proposing will not do anything for our economy, and only further concentrate wealth into the hands of the exceedingly wealthy.

Trump’s tax-cut plan is nothing new. Trump is championing a debunked theory embraced by President Ronald Reagan […]