News tagged with productivity gains

No, we aren't running out of new ideas

We've picked all the low hanging fruit when it comes to new ideas, and the world is set for more parsimonious times. This is the idea put forward in a recent research paper by Nicholas Bloom, John Van Reenen and their co-authors.

dateNov 23, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Finding ways to feed pigs for less

Results of a preliminary experiment conducted at the University of Illinois indicate that it may be possible to select pigs that can make efficient use of energy in less expensive feed ingredients, thus reducing diet costs.

dateJun 07, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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