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Governors Favor Reauthorization of Export Import Bank

From the New England Council
All six New England Governors have signed on to a letter supporting the reauthorization of the Export Import (ExIm) Bank of the United States. 307 more words

Jobs, careers and supply chains

The evolution of jobs through history:

  • In service, pieceworker or indentured serf,
  • Salaried job for life,
  • Series of ‘permanent’ roles,
  • Portfolio of concurrent contracts for own clients,
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Change

Can Startups Create Blue-Collar Jobs in America?

While walking through Grand Central Station in New York, you’ll see a dozen ticket booths. But you’ll only see one employee selling tickets — and about 20 different ticket-dispensing machines. 1,215 more words

General

Brazil: Job creation forecast misses its target by 33% (or 500,000)

Via Bloomberg BusinessWeek. In what was probably an overestimate due to the FIFA World Cup and a nice segue into the Glasgow Commonwealth Games which commence today. 278 more words

Employment

India: Modi budget 2014-2015 plans for 100 new urban centres

The Conversation has an article this morning which outlines the very high-level macro-economic thinking underway in India as it lays down its 2014-2015 budget. Indian budget balances expectations with constraints… 126 more words

Construction

Seth's Blog: The self-driving reset of just about everything in our cities

Seth describes a world where the “car” is no longer the king. We already have the science to make all of this possible. We have witnessed major traffic jams in large cities that took several days to unsnarl and start flowing again. 31 more words

Innovation Economy