Tag Archives: Economics


CEO Magazine in its Best and Worst States to do Business survey of Chief Executive Officers ranks Connecticut among the worst (45th) places to do business.  In a deeper examination of what ails the 10 worst states – 10 Worst States for Business – the magazine provides the following quotes from two CEO’s (an archetypical […]

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The Transformation of Gary

In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is. Yogi Berra Gary is the work-study kid that works in my office. Gary looks wholesome, sports a crew-cut, is remarkably good-natured, affable and earnest. He looks 14 although he is a sophomore in the business program – so he is probably […]

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Trade Matters – John Rosen

 Guest Blogger John Rosen is the Executive Director of Marketing Consulting Associates based in Westport, Connecticut.  You can reach him at jrosen@mcaworks.com.  arod The Doha round is the ongoing series of multilateral talks sponsored by the World Trade Organization aimed at reducing or eliminating international trade barriers among nations.  It is named after the city […]

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