Panelists at the Bertelsmann Foundation’s economic conference do not see much opportunity for progress in Washington DC; however, this might not be as bad as many think. Can gridlock be good if it prevents the government from doing too much harm?
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Our blogger Josh Grundleger reports about the Bertelsmann Foundation’s fifth annual conference which focuses on economic growth through innovation, global financial governance and the eurozone crisis: “System Upgrade: Time for an Economic Reboot“. The Bertelsmann Foundation and its partner, the Financial Times, once again put together an insightful and intellectual conference […]
It is clear, to even the most casual observers of American politics, that one of the most pressing problems of the past several years and a poignant issue in the 2012 election cycle is jobs. With unemployment rates at dismal levels—8.5% as of December 2011—and not having fallen below 8.0% […]