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Portland Doesn't Want To Be Your 'Next Big City'

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

For years, Portland, Oregon has gained attention for becoming one of America's best cities to live and work. But as its popularity increases, so does its cost of living. A recent report from The Milken Institute ranked Portland as one of the most economically promising cities in the U.S. Show More Summary

''There is No Reason to Believe that Tax Cuts are an Elixir for Economic Growth''

William Gale, Aaron Krupkin and Kim Rueben in the Milken Institute Review: There is No Reason to Believe that Tax Cuts are an Elixir for Economic Growth: Many folks, and from time to time, majorities in Congress, apparently believe that...

Medicaid tobacco cessation: Big gaps remain in efforts to get smokers to quit

WASHINGTON, DC (January 5, 2016)-- A new study, published in the January 2016 issue of Health Affairs, by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University, provides new data on how often state Medicaid programs provide help with smoking cessation. Show More Summary

Health Policy and Law Leader Appointed as Chair of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission

Sara Rosenbaum, JD, the Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University, has been appointed as the chair of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC).

Milken Institute School of Public Health and the District of Columbia Department of Health Launch the DC Center for Rational Prescribing

Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (GW) and the District of Columbia Department of Health (DOH) announced the launch of a website that provides impartial, scientific information about drugs and other therapies to physicians and other healthcare professionals. Show More Summary

Teenage exposure to pesticides may lead to abnormal sperm, new study says

WASHINGTON, DC (November 4, 2015) -- Adolescent exposure to environmental pollutants known as organochlorines may lead to defective sperm, according to a study published today by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University and co-authors. Show More Summary

People Should Plan for Very Long Lives Indeed, But Do Not

4 months agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

I had no idea that the the Milken Institute included a Center for the Future of Aging. In nature it is more AARP than Healthspan Campaign, which might explain the oversight. Here I'll point out an article published by the organization earlier this year, one of a number on the future of retirement that appeared around the same time. Show More Summary

VIDEO: Watch Three Former U.S. Treasury Sectretaries Laugh About Income Inequality

Hank Paulson, Robert Rubin and Tim Geithner crack up over the wage gap. At a recent Milken Institute panel of three former Treasury Secretaries – Hank Paulson, Robert Rubin, and Tim Geithner – hosted by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, the moderator asked the three about income inequality. Show More Summary

Survey says: Shanghai is the 7th best performing city in China, Suzhou takes top spot

4 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

In the Milken Institute's inaugural ranking of the best performing cities in China, Shanghai comes in at 7th place with the majority of the other top ten finishers benefiting from their proximity to the best city in China. [ more › ...

Rethinking Corporate Purpose

During the last year I have been fortunate to attend a number of conferences on talent management and corporate performance. Most recently I was on a panel at the Milken Institute Global Conference which examined this issue. The panel consisted of a mixture of academic and corporate executives. Show More Summary

The best way to get the truth out of a job candidate

Last week hedge fund manager Jason H. Karp explained during the Milken Institute's Global Conference that his company's personality assessment helps reveal positive and negative attributes in job candidates. He went on to say that the...Show More Summary

VC veteran Ben Horowitz reveals how Silicon Valley really thinks about diversity in hiring

Last week at the Milken Institute conference, Ben Horowitz, co-founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz, sat down with Re/Code's Kara Swisher. Swisher asked Horowitz about the Kleiner Perkins gender discrimination trial. Much of what Horowitz had to say was brutally honest. Show More Summary

Obama's Promise in 'Tatters' as Russian Economy Recovers

Russia's economy is not in a dire state, despite the double burden of Western sanctions and the sharp fall in oil prices, the Milken Institute Global Conference participants found.

Technology and Jobs: Should Workers Worry?: Milken Institute (Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality...)

Comment of the Day: The Sandwichman: [Technology and Jobs: Should Workers Worry?](http://www.bradford-delong.com/2015/04/technology-and-jobs-should-workers-worry-milken-institute.html?cid=6a00e551f08003883401bb082610be970d#comment-6a00e551f08003883401bb082610be970d): "In response to a 'question from Maryland' at 46:20... Show More Summary

Technology and Jobs: Should Workers Worry?: Milken Institute

[Over at Equitable Growth][1]: Via Mark Thoma, who finds it, and says "I enjoyed this session": >: [Video: Technology and Jobs: Should Workers Worry?](http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2015/04/video-technology-and-jobs-should-workers-worry.html):...Show More Summary

Breakingviews: The M.&.A. Predators at Michael Milken’s Ball

The financial elite at the Milken Institute Global Conference had many worries. Still, there was optimism about deal-making.

The Story With Oil

This week at the Milken Institute Global Conference the question on everyone’s mind was: Which way is oil going? Hedge funds seem convinced oil is headed above $80/barrel, and they’re placing big bets to back up their conviction. Exchange data show long exposure to Brent crude oil through futures and [...]

China “More Capitalistic Than U.S.,” Ryan Kavanaugh Says At Execs’ Milken Panel

At today Milken Institute Global Conference panel on “Can Hollywood Speak Chinese,” a number of film industry execs who have overcome hurdles and succeeded doing business in China — IM Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford, Relativity founder...Show More Summary

Milken Institute School of Public Health May 6 Forum Highlights Dramatic Rise in E-Cigarette Use, Especially Among Teens

Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University will hold a public forum on May 6, 2015 that will address the rising popularity of e-cigarettes in the United States--and the public health consequences of that trend.

2015 Milken Institute: Film success in China takes time, experts say

9 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

China may be the new frontier for Hollywood, but cracking the world's second-largest film market is a painstaking process that involves years of relationship building, as well as navigating government censors and strict currency regulations.

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