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Conor Sen

Conor Sen

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US Economy May Have Hit the Coronavirus Bottom

As the calendar turns to May, we're likely to see a slow return of growth for some types of economic

US Economy Will Be in Trouble If Boomers Don't Come Back to Work

The question on the minds of American workers in April will be when can we turn the economy back on.

The Internet Is No Longer a Disruptive Technology

Internet-enabled industry disruption defined business strategy in the 2010s, but as 2020 begins, tha

The 2020 Economy Should Feel a Lot Better

The economy has battled a lot of headwinds during the past year. Trade wars.

Full Employment Proves to Be the Best Weapon Against Inequality

Tax reform early this year was expected to bring a windfall to corporations and the wealthy, but we’

Companies Really Can ‘Do More With Less’

With the unemployment rate at generational lows, companies are increasingly trying to squeeze more e

Regulation Could Power a New Era of Silicon Valley Growth

The secret use of Facebook data in the U.S.

The 'Big Five' Could Destroy the Tech Ecosystem

How big can the largest tech companies get? How completely can they come to dominate the economy?

When Wall Street Looks Pricey, the Rest of the US Thrives

In the glory days of the early 1980s, stocks and bonds were cheap and Wall Street became the center

Facebook Is Ubiquitous. But Will It Be Trusted?

This has been the year of Facebook.

Facebook Marks the End of Social Media's Wild West

The news that Facebook will turn over details of Russian ad buys to Congress recalls a column writte

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