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The Multiplier Effect of Innovation Jobs

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Because of a multiplier effect, each new high-tech job in the U.S. creates five additional jobs in the service economy, says economist Enrico Moretti.

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Must Economic Forecasts Always Fail?

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How can managers better understand the problems inherent in economic forecasting and still make reasonable projections for their companies? In the recent article “Why Forecasts Fail. What to Do Instead,” the authors advise that managers first accept that they’re operating with uncertainty.

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Stimulus for innovation?

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Some argue that any U.S. economic stimulus package should include an emphasis on spending to promote innovation.

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The Beneficent Dragon

Many pundits characterize the Chinese economy as a juggernaut that threatens America’s economic leadership. But the dangers associated with China’s ascendance are exaggerated.

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Customizing Customization

A continuum of strategies shows that while some industries favor customization and some foster standardization, others mix the two in their products, processes, and customer transactions in intriguing ways.

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