posts tagged with Regulation

How to Renew America’s Economy

fws-blog-march-2012.jpg This country – and much of the world economy – is in a backwards slide that must be reversed. Many leaders in corporate America today, including me, have ideas on the biggest challenges we face and the best solutions. I shared my own views on this recently with the National Association for Business Economics in Washington, D.C., of which our Chief Economist Gene Huang is president.

To revitalize our economy and build opportunity for current and future generations, we must:
• Reduce our reliance on imported petroleum;
• Combat overregulation; and
• Revitalize business through tax reform, education and training.

Driving to the Rose Garden

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“The longest part of the journey is said to be the passing of the gate.” – Marcus Terentius Varro

From Davos with Hope

Every year, leaders from industry, government and civil society meet in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting.  This year’s meeting was held from January 29 through February 1 with a central theme, “Shaping the Post-Crisis World.”  The objective was to ensure that we look at the world in a holistic, systemic way going forward.