Last week in a post I looked at the geographic distribution of #venturecapital over the longest period I could find–Jan. 1, 2006 through Dec. 31, 2020, using NVCA data. Today, using the same 15-year period, […]
Category: corporate intelligence
So has california lost its edge in venture capital investment to texas or florida or [fill in the blank flavor of the month here]?
Has California lost Silicon Valley to Texas or Florida? Ha. Here’s what 15 years of data show…
Who funds innovation in the nominally capitalist US? The Federal govt increased its investment in R&D 700% b/w 1953 and 2018; and Federal R&D investment exceeded domestic private venture capital investment in 22 of last 23 years.
For context , read this.
Starting yesterday, NY employers can’t ask job applicants how much they got paid at their last job(s). Quick and rough thoughts on why that’s good news for workers.
I’ve never met someone in HR who keeps track of the marginal product of labor. In the real world (like outside of an econ textbook) employee pay has little to do with actual productivity and […]
Why taxing Billionaires is not a violation of a free market but rather a correction of a failing one
Billionaires aren’t winners of an actual free market. Their companies (eg Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Berkshire Hathaway, et al) are price-setting, not price-taking, monopolies, monopsonies and oligopolies. Investors don’t want to invest in companies with competition. […]
When more employees in a state are represented by unions, families earn more money. A lot more.
Read the chart. It should speak for itself. I bring data to the convo. No point arguing about subject without seeing the numbers. Here they are. The correlation is significant. R-squared value shown. […]
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