Takers and Makers: Who Are the Real Value…

By Mariana Mazzucato, Professor of the Economics of Innovation at the Science Policy Research Unit of the University of Sussex. Author of The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths. Twitter: @MazzucatoM. Adapted from…

Productivity growth in the intangible economy

Untouchable firms: Market power, business dynamism, and productivity growth in the intangible economy Productivity growth has declined sharply across advanced economies since the mid-2000s. In the US, productivity growth between 2005 and 2018 averaged less…

MIB: Blackrock’s Andrew Ang

This week, we speak with Andrew Ang, director of BlackRock’s $210 billion dollar factor strategies group. The former Professor of Finance at Columbia Business School is the author of Asset Management: A Systematic Approach to Factor…

1 In 6 Insured Hospital Patients Get A…

Lambert here: But it doesn’t matter. People love their health insurance companies! (And do note the role, entirely accidental I am sure, played by body shops outside staffing firms.) By Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News…

Links 6/20/19

Your Cat’s Attitude Actually Is Closely Linked to Its Breed, Survey Shows Smithsonian Facebook’s Libra: I mean, how are we supposed to take them seriously if they didn't even have the smarts to name their…