RSSEye On The Pie With Morton Marcus
While most folks have heard of The Terminator, many have forgotten the denominator. That’s the number below the line in a fraction.
It was not surprising to see the confusion and attacks generated by the federal government’s effort to make the purchase of health insurance easier. We have seen it before. In business, universities, governments at all levels; new computer ap…
“What is the purpose of this season of buying and buying more?” asks Oliver Offenon.
What is the No. 1 complaint of Hoosier employers? The labor force is outdated. We do not have enough workers with the training and experience to compete with other states and nations. Some employers would supplement that concern with the high…
We have been hearing a great deal about how manufacturing is leading the nation back from the recession, and Indiana is out ahead of the nation in that recovery. Do the numbers verify the story? By-and-large, Yes.
‘Tis the season for strategic planning. Organizations, public and private, for profit and nonprofit feel the need to know where they are going in the next year. If they haven’t made a new strategic plan (or cannot find the one they made last …
It’s coming, not tomorrow, but soon. You and I will be asked by our federal and state representatives how the nation and Indiana should pay for the roads we drive.
It was after 4 o’clock and Myrtle my muse was late. “What kept you so long?” I asked peevishly.
There are so many ways to look at Brown County. You can marvel at the golden colors as the leaves turn this time of the year. You can admire the high median household income and high rates of educational attainment enjoyed by the citizens of …
It was delightful to read in the newspaper that Kokomo, Elkhart-Goshen and Columbus were among the leading metropolitan areas in economic growth in 2012. The report came from the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis, and stimulated local publi…
The debate over the Affordable Care Act, also known as ACA or Obamacare, seems to be a vast waste of time and energy. The act passed Congress, has been upheld by the Supreme Court and has already done considerable good for millions of Americans.
“Dead last,” Derrick Duldrum pronounced.
Are Hoosiers satisfied to be the best of the worst? Is mediocrity our highest level of aspiration? I like to believe the answer to those questions is NO, but I have my doubts.
Governors and mayors normally talk as if they are personally responsible for bringing jobs to their states and communities.
Michael Huber is the new president at the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce. His is not the ordinary climb up the ladder. He has not moved from one chamber to another, ever increasing the size and scope of his responsibilities.
Every student who has taken introductory economics will tell you “if the price rises, less will be bought.” This is so firmly believed that is has been called “The Law of Demand.”
I did not expect it. Although as I look back, I now see I could have seen it coming. Like a hurricane, its path could be forecast although its timing and intensity were surprises.
I have just returned from a trip to the former East Germany and the current Czech Republic. Both were under communist rule for 40 years and they both, in different ways, are working toward the benefits and pitfalls of capitalism.
Several years ago, I asked the chancellor of Ivy Tech in Gary, “Why does your institution exist?” The response was clear and definitive, “We are a second chance school where those who seek additional education experiences can turn after high school.”
“Do you believe in testing?” asked Eugenia Evergreen in her extra earnest voice. It was as if I were being asked if I believed in abortion, the right to choose or the Grand Canyon.
This story requires a long timeline. It is suggested you put on your slippers, snuggle in something comfortable and put your favorite beverage by your side.
Sometimes what everyone knows is not actually known by everyone. Often those who know something don’t pay any attention to what they know. At times that avoidance of the known can be costly.
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