The unusual mix of circumstances that produced explosive job growth in the aerospace industry in southern California after 1910 Is not fully reproducible, yet the story of economic rebirth in what had once been a...
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What does history teach about job destruction and creation? Can the study of history help us understand how structural changes in the U.S. economy have affected growth and inequality in the past?
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When you think about it, broadly speaking, the question of why we have seen such huge rises in the real wages of labor–of bare, unskilled labor not boosted by expensive […]
“Big Thinkers” about the role of technology in the U.S. economy are roughly divided into two camps when it comes to the consequences of rapid technological change on the U.S. […]
President Obama today is awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom to a number of accomplished Americans, including Robert Solow, Institute Professor, emeritus and Professor of Economics, emeritus at the Massachusetts […]
As we move forward into the 21st century, understanding how to sustain that prosperity and dynamism is in the interest of us all. A clearer understanding of how today’s levels of inequality affect growth and...
The full video of Nobel Prize winner and MIT Professor Emeritus Robert M. Solow discussing inequality and equitable growth at the launch of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth:
John Podesta delivered opening remarks at the launch event for the Washington Center for Equitable Growth on November 15, 2013.
Nobel Prize winner and MIT Professor Emeritus Robert M. Solow discusses inequality and equitable growth in a video presented at the launch of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth.