economy

“Two Johns Hopkins University professors, Richard Conn Henry and Steve H. Hanke, an astrophysicist and an economist, have been advocating it for several years. As strange as earth time might seem at first, the awkwardness would soon pass and the benefits would be “immense,” Professors Henry and Hanke argue. “The economy — that’s all of us — would receive a permanent ‘harmonization dividend’ ”— the efficiency benefits that come from a unified time zone.” – Time to Dump Time Zones

“In other words, sustainable innovation works as well as or better than disruption, but the U.S., thanks to figures like Prof. Christensen, wasn’t allowed to have it. Americans could have developed advanced skills for advanced manufacturing and services as did Germany, Japan, China, Sweden, et al, but nooo—economists and business theorists taught that it was uneconomical to invest in all the Tammy Thomas’s of the country so that they could “tinker” brilliantly for the sustainability of U.S manufacturing and its heartland cities.” – Christensen’s Disruptive Innovation after the Lepore Critique ~ Remaking the University

“Academics will learn that putting data online is not enough; the work should be carefully documented if allegations of impropriety are to be avoided. And the FT will sell a lot of copies of today’s paper, demonstrating that careful data analysis can be good for business.” – http://ift.tt/1t5Hcv0