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UCLA Lowell Milken Institute Law Teaching Fellowship

The Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law is now accepting applications for the Lowell Milken Institute Law Teaching Fellowship: This fellowship is a full-time, year-round, one or two academic-year position (approximately July 2015 through June 2016 or June 2017). The position involves law...

Joel Kurtzman on Why America's Future Is Brighter Than You Think

Joel Kurtzman, Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute, recently sat down with Financial Sense to offer a deep dive into his latest book, “Unleashing the Second American Century: Four Forces for Economic Dominance.” Here are a few excerpts from his interview where he explains why America's future is brighter than we think.

New study finds text messaging program benefits pregnant women

WASHINGTON, DC (June 9, 2014) – The leading mobile health service in the nation, Text4baby, was found to significantly benefit pregnant women, according to a new study led by Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University and the Madigan Army Medical Center. Show More Summary

If the Head of Google's Self-Driving Car Project Is Right, These Investments Could Be Winners

Hear what Google's Chris Urmson had to say at the recent Milken Institute's 2014 Global Conference about the societal impact of self-driving cars.

3 Stocks to Thrive in the U.S. Housing Market

A panel of top experts hosted by The Milken Institute discussed all hot topics related to housing and identified obvious trends that support an investment in three specific companies.

Les Moonves Rates Aereo Case Outcome & Tackles CBS’ Late Night Shuffle

It was legal matters and late night that Les Moonves wanted to talk about today at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference. “I feel good about our chances in the Supreme Court,” said the CBS chief about last week’s hearing on Aereo at the high court. Show More Summary

Jeff Shell & Les Moonves Slam Katzenberg’s “Movies Not A Growth Business” Remarks

“I think the film business is going to be a tremendous growth business,” said Jeff Shell today.  Speaking at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference in Beverly Hills, the Universal Filmed Entertainment chairman rebuffed Jeffrey Katzenberg’s proclamation that “movies are not a growth business” from earlier this week at the same conference. Show More Summary

Milken Institute Panel: Activist Investors And The Search For Alpha

ByHolmes Osborne: The Milken Institute hosted a panel on activist investing April 29, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. The panel was hosted by Christopher Ailman, CIO of California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS). Members...Show More Summary

Milken conference: Technology innovations poised to change education

Innovations in technology are poised to upend how students learn and the way educational institutions impart knowledge to people around the world, according to panelists at the Milken Institute Global Conference.

Milken Institute Panel: The Evolution Of Trading And Its Effect On Individual Investors

ByHolmes Osborne: The Milken Institute hosted its 17th Annual Global Conference and several panel discussions that readers of Seeking Alpha will find very interesting. With Michael Lewis' new book Flash Boys, small investors are wondering if the markets are rigged. Show More Summary

Sean Penn Calls Out Media for Not Covering Positive Haiti News

Sean Penn looks dapper in a suit while stopping in the convenience store at a gas station on Monday afternoon (April 28) in Los Angeles. The 53-year-old actor was on his way to the Milken Institute Global Conference, where he talked about his advocacy work for Haiti, which was devastated by an earthquake back in [...]

“Movies Are Not A Growth Business,” Jeffrey Katzenberg Tells Confab

“The business of movies as a tradition business has been challenged on many levels and it’s a not a growth business,” said Jeffrey Katzenberg today at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference in Beverly Hills. “TV is a growth business. Show More Summary

Len Burman’s Brief for a Health Care VAT

In the cover essay in the current issue of The Milken Institute Review, Len Burman calls for a Value-Added Tax (VAT) to pay for government health care costs. Len, the director of Tax Policy Center (and, thus, my boss), argues that a dedicated—and fully transparent–health care VAT would increase public support for efforts to slow the […]

Four Reasons This Will Be the Second American Century

Joel Kurtzman is the author of "Unleashing the Second American Century: Four Forces for Economic Dominance" as well as a Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute. Over the years we've been told a great many countries would soon be eating our lunch. Show More Summary

Authors of Tax Incentive Bill Praise Report Aiming to Stop Runaway Production

Assemblymen Raul Bocanegra and Mike Gatto say the Milken Institute's proposals are in line with the bill they proposed earlier this month. read more

'Hollywood Exit': Milken report shows big film job gains in New York

A new report by the Milken Institute could provide fresh ammunition to proponents of an expanded state film and TV tax credit.

Everyone keeps asking me: What should I do if I haven't been following the EPA Climate Rules?

Now I have an answer. Nathan Richardson: I have a new piece in the Milken Institute Review that looks at EPA’s current and near-future carbon emissions rules. It starts at the beginning of the story and is aimed at a more-or-less general audience, so if you haven’t been following the...

Undernutrition

From the Milken Institute... Undernutrition is now the largest single contributor to child mortality around the world. Increasingly, across both developing and developed countries, experts agree that addressing undernutrition is not only an investment in health, it is an...

The 15 US Cities That Are Driving The Future

The American economy is being reshaped along the booming industries of technology and energy, according to new rankings of America’s Best Performing Cities by the Milken Institute. In the 2013 rankings, thirteen cities defined by Milken...Show More Summary

Tech, energy hubs top best-performing cities list

Cities with healthy tech and energy industries and their healthy job numbers and wages rank them among the top best-performing cities, according to Milken Institute’s 2013 “Best Performing Cities” index. The best-performing of the 200 largest U.S. metros Milken looked...

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