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Is Artificial Intelligence Our Friend? An Interview with Joel Mokyr

July 27th, 2017

Advances in artificial intelligence have spawned a spirited debate about the future of man’s relationship to machines and the potential to change the character of human existence as we know it. We sat down with Joel Mokyr, Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences and professor of economics and history at Northwestern University, to discuss how we should think about artificial intelligence (AI) in the evolution of technology and what it could mean for both the economy and society.

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Why Republicans Are Struggling With Health Care

July 5th, 2017

Gail FolserCongressional Republicans find themselves in a health care pickle.  While the media storm over the Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would have you believe that there is widespread support for ACA, attitudes are much more mixed.

The Trump Bump Revisited

August 17th, 2017

Donald Trump’s first 200 days in office recently concluded with no major legislative victories to speak of. Despite this, more than half a year after his election, the Dow and S&P 500 rose to hit record highs.  Markets largely sustained their gains through the new president’s first few months in office.  The S&P 500 has limited patience, however.

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September 22nd, 2017

On September 22, 2017, The GailFosler Group (GFG) will convene a private, high level group of select CEOs, Chairmen, and top policy leaders in London to exchange and synthesize their views on key global business issues.

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This report builds on themes introduced in our previous Global Outlook reports, namely accelerating global growth led by emerging markets, a declining U.S. dollar, and rising commodity prices.


June 21st, 2017

In this briefing, we argue that tax reform is not the impossible task it is made out to be, and why we believe it will be enacted by the end of this calendar year.


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