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The advent of the Internet has led to the proliferation of technology startups in the United States, be it Uber, AirBnb or Snap. With buzzwords like “block chain”, “sharing economy”, “3D-printing”, “artificial intelligence”, “gene therapy” and more, it appears we live in an age of perpetual innovation and entrepreneurship. However, the pace of innovation in the United States, by some metrics, has stagnated over the last decade.
More than half of all U.S. employers are complaining of a talent shortage, but a new report suggests they are largely to blame for causing it.
“The perceived skills gap is because companies have stopped training and developing people internally,” says Faculty Affiliate Peter Cappelli. “Before the 1980s, 90% of vacancies were filled internally and 10% were hired outside. Now, 65% of vacancies are filled from outside,” Capelli says.
Theory to Practice: Using Your Education to Make a Difference in the Public Sector
The Wharton Economic Summit underscores Wharton’s aim to educate the leaders who will fuel the growth of industries and economies throughout the world. In March 2013, the Wharton Economic Summit will convene a number of experts from across the spectrum of business and economic policy—including Wharton alumni, faculty, and others—to discuss some of the most critical issues faced by business leaders today.