What are the forces moving the Minnesota economy? Adam Belz tries to identify the trends and show the connections between Minnesota and the larger U.S. and global economies. You can connect with him on Twitter: @adambelz

Opening Belz, Sept. 10

Posted by: Adam Belz under Business trends Updated: September 10, 2013 - 12:35 PM

“Section X” -- class more divisive than gender at Harvard Business School – NY Times
Wanted: Anchor tenant for proposed $125 million Fargo skyscraper – Fargo Forum
Are robots hurting job growth? Uh, yes – 60 Minutes
As refinancing slows, banks turn to credit cards – StarTribune
Technological progress is hardly a thing of the past – Joel Mokyr
Assertion: Discouraged workers account for 60% of labor force decline – New Yorker
Assertion: Wage inequality caused by education failure, not Reagan tax cuts – John B. Taylor
The bally-hooed Essar Steel mine and taconite plant feel distant right now – Business North
Tyler Cowen has a new book called “Average is Over” – Enlightened Economics
Don’t read the Sunday NYT Travel section for coverage of the Midwest – Dick Longworth
Janelle Monae lit up Letterman last night, Target releases her new album – YouTube

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