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Jonathan Aberman: Tariffs and the age of aggrieved politics

Make no mistake: President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to impose tariffs on imports from China and our closest allies, including the EU and Canada, is a very big deal. We should all be concerned. This action is another example of the pol.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: How an astrophysicist offers hope for innovation among D.C. area"s youth

Last week, Neil deGrasse Tyson was my guest on "What’s Working in Washington." You might be surprised at how much an astrophysicist had to say bears on innovation and our region. For deGrasse Tyson, the D.C. region is a place where “ambitious 2.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2018

As Emerging Markets Struggle, Two Countries Make Their Claim

As tariffs, sanctions, and politics co.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 12th, 2018

As Emerging Markets Struggle, 2 Countries Make Their Claim

As tariffs, sanctions, and politics co.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 6th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: We"re seeking companies for a new innovation academy

Regular readers of this column know that I believe that our region’s innovation community’s ability to grow technology product companies is unnecessarily constrained. Over the summer, I got together with a group of award-winning business school profes.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: What"s the mood in the D.C. region"s business community? Faint optimism

As we head into fall, I thought it was a good time to learn how a representative sample of our region’s experienced entrepreneurs feel about the economy and the region. Here are some of the interesting things I learned, based on survey responses fr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2018

Dog owners in Madison, Wisconsin are about to be the latest American consumers to feel the squeeze from Trump"s tariffs

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump's tariffs are starting to hit average American consumers. The latest example: a cost increase for aluminum dog tags in Dane County, Wisconsin......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 21st, 2018

Trump"s tariffs are starting to hit US consumers where it hurts

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump's tariffs are starting to hit average American consumers. The latest example: a cost increase for aluminum dog tags in Dane County, Wisconsin......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 21st, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: I learned these 3 career lessons the hard way

Students and young professionals often ask me what are the most important career lessons I have learned. The first one came during my very first job as an economist. I was very proud of my ideas but thought their presentation was much less important......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 26th, 2018

Tariffs, Earnings And Politics: What"s Moving Markets This Week?

Tariffs, Earnings And Politics: What"s Moving Markets This Week?.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJul 18th, 2018

Nordea Warns "Rocky Road" Is Not Just A Nice Ice-Cream

via Nordea, A CYCLE OF TARIFFS, BUT SO FAR MANAGEABLE FOR GROWTH Trade politics have remained high on the agenda, with China, EU and the US in a cycle of responding to each other.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 9th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: Want to grow your organization? Hire an entrepreneur.

It’s a popular misconception that entrepreneurs cannot be effective leaders of larger organizations. That leads many organizations to turn away from the very type of leadership their organizations need. I live an entrepreneurial life, and it ne.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: Evan Burfield and the art of ‘regulatory hacking’

I have long believed that our region has a specific model of technology entrepreneurship that is different from models elsewhere. Last week, another member of our community provided his perspective on what that model is, and why our region is an inn.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2018

Trump threatens all-out trade war with China, tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: We know noncitizen workers have huge role in local economy. A new study shows just how much.

A study on the role of non-U.S. citizens in our region’s work force was released last week by the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University. At a time when a lot of emotion surrounds the treatment of immigrants, I valued the opportu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2018

Italian Politics + U.S. Trade Tariffs = Market Turmoil

Italian Politics + U.S. Trade Tariffs = Market Turmoil.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJun 3rd, 2018

IT"S A TRADE WAR: Europe, Mexico, and Canada retaliate against Trump"s steel and aluminum tariffs

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump announced that the European Union, Canada, and Mexico would soon be subject to steel and aluminum tariffs.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 31st, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: Artificial intelligence is a killer — of jobs

Experts agree that artificial intelligence’s capabilities are multiplying at an exponentially increasing rate. AI software can exercise intelligence that matches or exceeds our own at more and more tasks. Once software can make its own decisions, w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2018

Trump looks prepared to kick off a trade war with the European Union

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The Trump administration will impose steel and aluminum tariffs on imports from the European Union, according to the Wall Street Journal. The tariffs come after talks between the EU a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 30th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: It"s time for a new approach to innovation

Greater Washington needs a new approach to growing its technology startups. Unless we change what we are doing, the talent drain will continue, and economic activity will lag behind that of our competitors. Ten years ago, the region’s technology ec.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2018

Jonathan Aberman: New Md. cyber tax credits a big win on two fronts

Editor's note: We are introducing a new column on the intersection of innovation and economic development from local business leader Jonathan Aberman. Watch for his weekly column online every Thursday, and read more about Aberman at the end of this c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2018