Recent Articles by Randy Shumway
Published: Monday, December 15, 2014 4:07 pm MST
Although big data will never replace human innovation or environmental responsibility, it can provide the tools and insight we need to reduce pollution and improve air quality.
Published: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 11:07 am MST
Growth in alternative energy can significantly strengthen the Intermountain West’s economy while simultaneously supporting the global environment.
Published: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 10:38 am MDT
Investing in America’s future workforce is the most viable long-term strategy for helping us emerge from financial crisis and for laying the long-term foundation for a strong, competitive global economic ...
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 4:59 pm MDT
While home ownership is not a lone silver bullet to creating a thriving middle class, favorable mortgage terms are an important factor in middle-class success.
Published: Monday, June 16, 2014 4:21 pm MDT
Taking a cue from Mexico’s success, the U.S. can improve its economy by emphasizing free trade — particularly with the European Union.
Published: Monday, May 26, 2014 9:49 am MDT
Economic history shows that although an open market can inflict short-term pain, it will ultimately return long-term gain. Public policy must focus on enabling competition while facilitating the retooling of th...
Published: Monday, April 21, 2014 3:31 pm MDT
As the effects of crisis in the small region of Crimea ripple through world stock markets and impact even small rural farms in Utah, we are reminded of the interconnectedness of the global economy.
Published: Monday, March 24, 2014 4:01 pm MDT
Lawmakers should take seriously the imperative of de-cluttering the tax code. If such an overhaul could make our tax code fairer, simpler and less prescriptive in terms of how and where people spend their money...
Published: Monday, March 10, 2014 3:00 pm MDT
We should hope for economic success in China because just as China benefits from a flourishing U.S., the United States certainly benefits from a flourishing China.
Published: Monday, January 20, 2014 3:22 pm MST
To most effectively grow sustainable, productive jobs, public policies must incentivize hard work, education and sacrifice while augmenting competition.