One of my pet causes is the importance of good management. Nicholas Bloom and John Van Reenen have observed that management quality can account much of the persistent difference in productivity across firms in a given sector, and indeed for much of the productivity gap across countries. And so promoting the diffusion of good management practices is arguably one of the best things policymakers can do. I was pleased to read a short article by Ray Fisman and Tim Sullivan, authors of The Org, touting the benefits of effective management consulting. The only weird thing about Fisman and Sullivan’s article is that they didn’t name the researchers they cite: Nicholas Bloom, Benn Eifert, Aprajit Mahajan, David McKenzie, and John Roberts. Props to them.
His claim that the law prohibits giving water to voters standing on line is way off base.
The Derek Chauvin case is more complicated than prosecutors would have it.
To pretend that we as a society are incapable of knowing whether a child is a male or female at birth is lunacy.
A look at why droves are leaving the state.
The fact is that voters got us into this mess. Maybe the answer isn’t more voters.
Never Ask a Question You Don’t Need to Ask: Chauvin Lawyer Gets Clobbered by Witness’s Gripping Testimony
There’s rarely an upside in asking pointed questions to a young, nervous, highly sympathetic witness.
The superintendent of Knox County Schools, Bob Thomas, confirmed in a tweet that the district is responding to a shooting that occurred this afternoon.
The progressive 'Squad' member shared a Washington Post article about student debt in a tweet.
The curfew will last from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., and will be enforced by what Walz described as the 'largest police presence in Minnesota history.'
Biden's comments came after the Brooklyn Center police chief said the officer meant to fire her taser.
The demonstrations may reduce police violence — while leading to an even greater increase in murders overall.
Riots broke out in a Minneapolis suburb on Sunday night after the shooting.