Posts Tagged ‘human capital’

  • State migration goldfish

    Do You Live in a Popular State?

    Jan 4, 14 • 1871 Views • No Comments

    Listening to Bloomberg news the other morning, I heard that Atlas Van Lines just came out with their annual migration study. The radio report said New Jersey had the most departures while Oregon had the arrivals. (No, people from NJ are not going to Oregon.......  [read more]

  • competitive market structure strategies

    The Boardroom Still Has a Glass Ceiling

    Dec 16, 13 • 932 Views • No Comments

    Our Monday gender issues blog: With Mary Barra soon ascending to the top of GM, she will also become the fifth woman on their 12 person Board of Directors. The boards of only 4 other Fortune 500 companies–Estée Lauder, Avon Products, Procter &......  [read more]

  • Human capital and Prop 8

    A New Reason to Marry

    Nov 25, 13 • 551 Views • No Comments

    Traditionally, marriage has been about specialization and “production complementarities.” With the husband in the labor force and the wife at home, their division of labor resembled a small factory. He supplied the income and she was the......  [read more]

  • gender gap women's sports and March Madness

    State By State Gender Pay Gaps

    Nov 18, 13 • 941 Views • No Comments

    At 15 cents, the gender wage gap is smallest in Vermont and Nevada. It expands to 36 cents in Wyoming. Comparing all women to all men, though, is tricky. We have the single female professionals who have no gender wage gap and other women who do. We throw......  [read more]

  • competitive market structure strategies

    How Might the SEC Relate to SNL?

    Nov 11, 13 • 981 Views • No Comments

    Starting with an excellent New Yorker magazine profile of SEC Chair Mary Jo White, I wound up at Saturday Night Live. First, some background on Ms. White: A tough federal prosecutor and top partner at a prestigious law firm, a fiercely competitive runner and......  [read more]