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
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...
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 › ...
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
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
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
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.
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
[Over at Equitable Growth]: 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
The financial elite at the Milken Institute Global Conference had many worries. Still, there was optimism about deal-making.
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 [...]
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 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.
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.