Enterprising states are driving stronger economic growth and job creation despite many anti-business and anti-growth policies coming from the federal government.
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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory fields countless calls from companies looking to set up shop in his state. He faces the same inquiry nearly every time.
“The first question we get is, ‘do you have the talent?’” he said.
Not everything is peachy in the state of Georgia. In a place where almost 1.5 million adult residents (about 1 in 3) have not graduated from high school and the unemployment rate tops 8%, this home to 15 Fortune 500 companies has a serious skills gap.
A recent survey by Northeastern University revealed that business leaders are increasingly skeptical about the nation’s postsecondary institutions ability to prepare students with the skills necessary to be successful in
It’s one of today’s most vexing economic puzzles: why do U.S.
The sprawling city of Houston, often called the energy capital of the world, is home to thousands of companies engaged in energy-related work. The energy industry has enjoyed success in recent years, driving much of the area’s economic growth and employment.
Paul Krugman wrote recently that the skills gap is a “myth” and that it is nothing more than a “zombie idea” perpetuated by “influential people” who all move in the same circles.