According to a recent analysis, there is a shortage of American blue-collar jobs, which begs the question, why do people get college degrees for jobs that do not exist?
Liberal MSU Students Give Trump Economic Credit
Despite former President Obama’s efforts, it appears that at least one of the communities he organized is giving the current president, albeit grudgingly, credit for the economic gains that have occurred, well, during the Trump years.
Obama Economist Can’t Spin Trump Jobs Data
Lisa D. Cook, a Michigan State economist who served on President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA), took sharp aim at her old boss’s successor in an appearance at the Center for American Progress (CAP)…
How the British Can Leave the EU
This probably won’t be covered in many International Relations courses. The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) issued a study that outlines a roadmap for the United Kingdom’s (UK) exit from the European Union (EU), entitled “Cutting…
Do colleges + universities=economic growth?
Academics have been arguing for decades that colleges and universities are engines of economic growth. Now they seem to have scientific proof, or do they? “We estimate fixed effects models at the sub-national level between…
What College Seniors Should Know About Jobs
They are unlikely to find one. “Wise men” will tell them this is a “weak recovery” and “the financial crisis ended years ago.” During the 1930s, as many as 15 million were out of work,…
Peter Schiff On Inflation and the Fed
The Federal Reserve trumpets inflation as a sign of economic growth, but economist and media personality Peter Schiff told AIM that “…it wasn’t always the case that central banks were talking about how great inflation…
Berkeley Economist Stumbles on Pretend Economy in U. S.
A Berkeley economist has stumbled on a trend an increasing number of Americans experience annually: We’ve had a pretend economy in the United States for at least 16 years.
Newspaper Reporter Still the Worst Job in America
Editor’s Note: Here’s why you need to get a second opinion for whatever career advice your university offers you. For the second year in a row, and third out of the last four, being a newspaper…
Maryland Universities are Trying to Help Students Create Start-Ups
Why, you’d ask? Because the universities want to help create start-ups that will stay in the area close to the university and help boost the local economy (not to mention the university’s bottom line).