Monthly Archives: February 2016

Uber and the 1099 Economy: Missing the Forest for the Trees?

Over the last year or so, we have been inundated with news stories about the labor market impacts of Uber, AirBnB, and other sharing economy sites.  A new series of studies from the JP Morgan Chase Institute take another look … Continue reading

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Sweat: Our 1st Theater Review

My blog is not well known for its theater reviews, but I’m taking a shot today.  Last night, we saw Sweat at Washington’s Arena Stage, and I can highly recommend it.  It’s a searing look at what happens to a … Continue reading

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Beyond Rust: A Mini-Review

I grew up in Pennsylvania and I’m a Pittsburgh Steelers fan, so I’ll admit my bias:  I think that Pittsburgh’s recent history—from industrial decline to partial revitalization as an “eds and meds” center, offers great lessons learned for many U.S. … Continue reading

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