Category: Economy

The Macro Forces Behind Slow GDP Growth and Inflation in the United States

July 7th, 2015

 [This column first appeared in the Shift Age Newsletter #36 ] Ever since the end of the Great Recession a few years ago, there has been much written about the lack of both economic growth and inflation. Much of this …

Moving from an Ownership to a Rental Society

June 12th, 2013

In two recent columns, here and here, I wrote about two of the three consumer economic trends that are and will dramatically change consumer and buyer behavior well into the 2020s.  In this column I address the third major consumer …