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The Big Three: Automation, Nationalism, Social Expectations

As we close out a turbulent 2016 and look to 2107, what do horizon scanners see in the years ahead? As part of a horizon scan for the Milken Institute, we asked a diverse group of forecasters, futurists, corporate strategists and business...Show More Summary

Strategy for the Trump administration to expand the role of tax-exempt hospitals

(George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health) A new report recommends that the Trump Administration take action to revise existing Internal Revenue Service policies governing community benefit spending by tax-exempt hospitals in order to encourage greater hospital involvement in activities that can improve health on a community-wide basis.

Milken Institute Asia Summit: A Sandbox for Olympians

In an unassuming conference room at the Four Seasons Hotel in Singapore, about 400 participants from around the world attended the Milken Institute's Asia Summit 2016 to learn, network and grow. In the face of major socio-political events...Show More Summary

Veterans served by nation's community health centers increased by 43 percent

(George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health) The number of veterans served by community health centers has increased dramatically from 214,000 to more than 305,000, a 43 percent increase in less than 10 years,...Show More Summary

Medicaid policies that help smokers quit also save on health care costs

(George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health) Medicaid policies that require patients to go for tobacco-cessation counseling before they get a nicotine patch or some other type of anti- smoking drug actually lead to a reduction in the use of such medication, according to a new study. Show More Summary

LEED Platinum GWU building helps people make healthier choices with smart design

The 161,100-square-foot Milken Institute School of Public Health was a difficult design challenge given its many programmatic requirements, odd triangular geometry, and restrictive zoning regulations that capped the allowable floor area and imposed a 90-foot maximum height limitation. Show More Summary

Spurned In France, China Hotelier Tries U.S. Office Specialist WeWork

Artie Minson, president and chief operating officer of WeWork, speaks during the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. The conference gathers attendees to explore solutions to today's most pressing challenges in financial markets, industry sectors, health, government and education. Photographer: [...]

Milken Institute School of Public Health Receives $2.6 Million Grant to Study Cervical Cancer Prevention Strategies in Peruvian Amazon

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH) today announced receiving a $2.6 million award from the National Cancer Institute to develop cervical cancer prevention strategies in the Loreto region of the Peruvian Amazon.

Potentially harmful chemicals widespread in household dust

(George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health) Household dust exposes people to a wide range of toxic chemicals from everyday products, according to a study led by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University. Show More Summary

Regional Conference to Address Health Disparities Among Latino Youth and Families

The Avance Center for the Advancement of Immigrant/Refugee Health at the George Washington University (GW) Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH), in partnership with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments...Show More Summary

Urgent Care Association of America and the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center Form Partnership to Address Antibiotic Use in Rapidly Growing Urgent Care Sector

The Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) and the Antibiotic Resistance Action Center (ARAC) at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University announced today that they are entering into a three-year...Show More Summary

Milken Institute School of Public Health Holds September 22 Forum on Chemical Safety Reform

Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University (GW) will hold a public forum on September 22 that will address the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which offers much-needed reforms to the nation's system of regulating chemicals. Show More Summary

Health Risk for Infants and Kids: Toxic Chemicals in Dust

Published in Environmental Science and Technology, new research from Washington D.C.'s Milken Institute of Public Health at George Washington University says that household dust exposes people to toxic chemicals associated with severe health problems. Show More Summary

The Scary Debate Over Secular Stagnation--Hoisted from the Milken Review of Nine Months Ago

Live from Cyberspace: Welcome praise for J. Bradford DeLong (2015): _[The Scary Debate Over Secular Stagnation - Milken Institute Review][]: Hiccup... or Endgame?_ Let me put a copy of the whole thing below the fold... [The Scary Debate...Show More Summary

In Which I Face My Social Media Ineptitude Squarely

Live from Cyberspace: Welcome praise for J. Bradford DeLong (2015): _[The Scary Debate Over Secular Stagnation - Milken Institute Review][]: Hiccup... or Endgame?_ Much appreciated. Thanks... [The Scary Debate Over Secular Stagnation...Show More Summary

Milken Institute School of Public Health Receives Two Grants for a Total of $7 Million to Study Microbiome and Disease Prevention

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH) today announced receiving two separate awards for a total of $7 million to study the human microbiome, the collection of bacteria and other microbes that live in and on the human body. Show More Summary

The Free Trade Consensus

Above: More beneficiaries of free trade David Dayen argues that the free trade consensus is dead. Speaking on Monday at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman made a familiar argument. The Obama administration has used trade agreements to reshape globalization in the best way, he said. We’ve put […]

Are You A Genius? Inside the Milken Global Conference

Last week, I went to the Milken Institute Global Conference. "THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY" The one's who attended were the best and the brightest in their field of finance, environment, medicine, communication and invention. They all gathered...Show More Summary

Abbreviated pundit roundup: No such thing as not voting; Wendy Davis has advice for Ted Cruz

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

David Dayen at The New Republic writes—The Free-Trade Consensus Is Dead: Speaking on Monday at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman made a familiar argument. The Obama administration has used trade agreements to reshape globalization in the best way, he said. Show More Summary

Me at the Milken Institute panel “Does capitalism need saving?”

The idea of a general confusion about the nature of capitalism and what its alternatives really look like was revisited later on by Tyler Cowen. “I would focus most of all on the issue of ideas,” he said. “Do the people of this country...Show More Summary

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