Milton's Most Recent Stories

  • August 21, 2014

    Economist Milton Ezrati argues that the economic policies of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe — known collectively as “Abenomics” — aren’t doing enough to address the demographic challenges of an aging population. Japan’s economy, he believes, needs more innovation to break away from a failed economic model. Continue reading

  • June 18, 2014

    America has always projected virtues of youth, overwhelming the world with its brute force. But demographic challenges, namely an aging workforce and low birth rates, mean the American economy has some adjusting to do. That’s a good thing, says economist Milton Ezrati, because it gives the U.S. an opportunity to increase innovation, improve workplace culture and even embrace the virtues of age to produce high-value products. Continue reading