David Warsh

Robert Gordon Redux:  Hard Times Come Again?

Robert Gordon Redux: Hard Times Come Again?

Over at Economic Principals, David Warsh weighs in on Robert Gordon’s theory that the era of growth may be over for advanced economies.  His conclusion is not exactly reassuring: . . . . Gordon raises the specter of those four centuries of negligible growth that unwound before the first industrial revolution rescued Great Britain from […]

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New England in Transition?

New England in Transition?

Over at Economic Principals, David Warsh has a post titled “Winter in New England” in which he ruminates on the state of the region’s economy.  In a few short paragraphs he traces the rise, fall, rise, fall (and rise again?) of New England in the post-war era.  A very interesting summary and a very useful […]

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Whatever Happened to Michael Porter?

Whatever Happened to Michael Porter?

This one was just too weird to pass up:  You remember the Harvard strategy guru who branched out into economic development and got everybody to call their old fashioned industry groups by that now ubiquitous term “cluster?”  Ever wonder what he’s been up to these past few years?  Well, David Warsh has the story.  It […]

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