Posts Tagged ‘human capital’

  • College Graduation and human capital

    The Revolution That Grandma Started

    Jan 20, 14 • 1016 Views • No Comments

    The NYC Miss Subways competition was about a lot more than pretty “girls” (as they were called). To become Miss Subways for a month, applicants had to submit a picture to the John Robert Powers Agency. From perhaps 1000 applicants, 25 were chosen......  [read more]

  • College Graduation and human capital

    Which College Grads Have Unemployment Problems?

    Jan 12, 14 • 1409 Views • No Comments

    With a 6.7% unemployment rate and 74,000 jobs created for December, are you okay if you have a bachelor’s degree? I discovered some answers in a new paper from the NY Fed. Unemployment and underemployment for recent college graduates have been......  [read more]

  • State migration goldfish

    Do You Live in a Popular State?

    Jan 4, 14 • 2130 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 • 1025 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 • 614 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]