2 out of 3 CIOs belive there’s a talent crisis

How CIOs Conquer the Talent Crisis
CIOs cite talent as the top barrier to success. Learn creative ways to build a talent platform to solve the problem.
January 18, 2016
Contributor: Jo Bennett


The Great British class calculator

The Great British class calculator

End class wars
Mike Savage
21 September 2016

Income inequality is cyclical
Branko Milanovic
21 September 2016

Economics, But Not as You Know It

Economics, But Not as You Know It
Dr Ha-Joon Chang
1 May 2014
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Thomas Piketty


1:02:45 Economy predictions exist to make astrology respectable.
Yes, you can predict certain things, but that requires quite restrictive assumptions in very fixed situations.

Economy can never be a science, because:
a. All of its categories are political, and
b. Unlike objects studied by natural science, human have free-will.

Entrepreneurs–by definition–behave in an irrational way.

Education as a force of convergence

Education as a force of convergence

1:19 if you have dissemination of knowledge, and if knowledge work becomes more and more and more valuable … then maybe labor has more leverage here.

4:58 it seems that we are in an age where labor is going to become more and more valuable. But not just commodity labor but hightly, highly, highly skilled labor.

10:10 Most people, if we can get education to be good enough, can now participate in these really high value jobs, where labor has a lot more leverage, where the returns to labor are larger than the returns to capital.

11:06 Star Trek reality