For an informative listing and profiles of each team, please visit the Business of Football (from Forbes) where you will also find a list of the wealthiest owners and an enumeration of the highest paid players.
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The Challenge of Shared Prosperity reveals that while thousands of HBS alums think this country’s competitiveness in the world market has grown stronger over the past few years, the great problem of income inequality will inhibit middle class growth. “Respondents also tell us that under current policies and institutions, they expect inequality, poverty, and related economic outcomes to worsen in America. They do not expect these challenges to resolve themselves.”(3) Possible solutions are laid out on pages 23-24; many figures buttress the reports findings. This is well worth a read,
This worldwide survey by The Economist lists dozens of schools across a wide variety of metrics (click on the school name to see the criteria employed). The United States figures prominently.
County Business Patterns 2013 has just been released. It presents data on the number and size of businesses arranged by NAICS code down to six digits (hit the “detail” button for breakdown, the “compare” button provide figures for other counties in the state); it also contains payroll and the number of paid employees. It should come as no surprise that Hudson County has virtually no agricultural activity, and it has been that way since 1998 (as far back as online records go). Entering the zip code 07035 (NJCU’s zip code) allows a snapshot for this area; again records can be perused online back to 1998. This site allows comparative analysis to ascertain what growth or lack thereof has occurred over the past 15 years. A plethora of additional data resides at this Bureau of Labor Statistics site.
The Lost Generation of the Great Recession (SSRN); and Explaining the Decline in the Number of Banks Since the Great Recession (Federal Reserve, Richmond).