In July of this year Andy Grove wrote a thought providing article: How America Can Create Jobs. I reread the article this week, which led to spending my Saturday writing this article.
These are complex issues that often require a lifetime of immersion to understand, if ever, with both experiential and intellectual exposure. Generally speaking an economist is not qualified to discuss job creation—rather they are an excellent source at measuring the impact and results. A career in one company or even one industry will not necessarily provide a good understanding of the topic, and a career in academia has proven to be more of a negative for understanding job creation than a positive, despite the focus of media. Read More