Posts Tagged ‘Gary Becker’

  • Aiding the World’s Poor
    Posted by on July 27th, 2014 at 9:00 am, Comments: 0

    It seems there is never a shortage of causes or poor people.  One of the conundrums for rich countries is how to bring poor countries [...]

  • The Current Immigration Bill is Dead
    Posted by on June 10th, 2014 at 8:35 pm, Comments: 0

    Eric Cantor lost his primary.  Pretty earth shattering news when a high ranking elected official, and a high ranking party official loses.  This would be [...]

  • Fear, Technology, and Education
    Posted by on December 29th, 2013 at 8:34 am, Comments: 0

    Gary Becker is a giant in economics. Especially as it relates to human capital and networks. Here he speaks about fear and technology back in [...]

  • Fixing Immigration For Growth
    Posted by on November 20th, 2013 at 7:40 am, Comments: 0

    There is probably no hope for an immigration bill in this years Congress.  I mean, who would come to this country if they couldn’t get [...]

  • The Real Causes of Income Inequality
    Posted by on September 10th, 2013 at 9:10 am, Comments: 0

    The administration loves to beat the drum about income inequality.  Every chance they get, they point out that the rich are getting richer and the [...]

  • Do Americans Take Risk Anymore?
    Posted by on June 4th, 2013 at 9:38 am, Comments: 0

    Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal had an interesting article on risk taking.  If there is one thing in this world that I understand its risk taking. [...]

  • America and Startups Need Immigration Reform
    Posted by on May 9th, 2013 at 7:44 am, Comments: 0

    There is a debate in the US Senate right now on immigration reform. Instead of doing what’s best for the country, it has descended into [...]

  • Why I Support Immigration
    Posted by on March 10th, 2013 at 10:55 am, Comments: 0

    America is a nation of immigrants.  It’s an overused phrase that people use to guilt others into supporting immigration.  No doubt, we need immigration but we [...]

  • You Are Going To Lose Your Job
    Posted by on February 18th, 2013 at 9:11 am, Comments: 0

    The techies are coming, the techies are coming!  Sound the alarm.  There is no hope.  The middle class is going under and we are going [...]

  • Restoring Hope
    Posted by on December 16th, 2012 at 9:17 am, Comments: 0

    One of the reasons that I like hanging with entrepreneurs is that they give you hope.  In times of trouble, or when you are down, [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on November 14th, 2012 at 6:16 am, Comments: 0

    Up in Madison, Wisconsin.  On a panel tomorrow.  We ate at Merchant tonight and it was tremendous. 5 Ways to protect yourself from Obamacare-and none [...]

  • Those Anti-Immigration Heartless Racist Republicans
    Posted by on September 29th, 2011 at 9:15 am, Comments: 0

    Rick Perry is catching a lot of heat for his statements on educating immigrants in Texas. Rick Santorum, and then Mitt Romney, went after him [...]

  • Start Up VISA and Gary Becker
    Posted by on August 7th, 2011 at 8:10 am, Comments: 0

    A lot of influential people in the start up community are on the Start Up Visa bandwagon. I empathize with their sentiments. However, I see [...]