Erik Sherman, Forbes

Erik Sherman

Forbes

Northfield, MA, United States

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  • Business Insider
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Recent articles by Erik:

Gun Safety Bill Extends Drug Middlemen Protection From Anti-Kickback Measure

Big drug sellers got a major concession that has nothing to do with making communities safer from gun violence. → Read More

Why Won’t Congress Do What Mark Cuban Is Doing For Affordable Drug Prices?

He’s a billionaire. The U.S. may have much larger resources but hasn’t been willing. → Read More

American Economic Anxiety Shouldn’t Surprise Anyone

The data seems to say the economy is fine. Unfortunately, most of the people aren’t. → Read More

Want diversity in your company? Here’s what leading B-school experts say you really need to do

While business schools have made some strides on diversity, they remain insular in many other ways. → Read More

Government Should Stop Punishing The Poor For Trying To Make Things A Little Better

Punitive rules make people even more dependent on government aid, not less. → Read More

Instead Of Market Fear, Let’s Try Some Historical Perspective

Smart investing means looking a few years in advance, not a few weeks. → Read More

Three Things The Country Needs To Do About Student Loans And College Costs

Time to get beyond questions about whether people should pay and address the fundamental problems that have made things go so wrong. → Read More

Don’t Tax The Wealth Of The Rich, Tax What They Borrow

Focus on one of the main mechanisms used to avoid taxes by pretending income doesn’t exist. → Read More

Biden’s Labor Department Has Big Worries About Crypto In 401(k)s

A ‘sexy’ investment isn’t the same as a wise one, especially when plenty of people are looking to dip into your pocket. → Read More

About Those Average Million-Dollar Homes In 500 Cities

Breaking down the numbers, and the market conditions, is important to understand what’s going on. → Read More

Think Corporate Profits Are A Supply Chain Scam? Better Take A Longer View

This isn’t something new, as companies have left consumer gains in the dust for decades. → Read More

Can We Stop Pretending That Anyone Understands The Labor Market?

As with investing, past performance is no guarantee of future action. → Read More

What Zillow’s failed algorithm means for the future of data science

Schools should move to a more holistic consideration of what people need to know about data. → Read More

More Analysis In The Debate To Forgive Student Loans

Worrying about who deserves help with student loans continues to be complex. → Read More

Remembering That Magic Investments Can Become Curses

There are reasons that Warren Buffett wants his wife in index funds when he dies. → Read More

Companies Frequently Know Their Employees Are Having A Hard Time

Leaked document shows that grocery chain Kroger knew many employees were financially struggling. → Read More

December Jobs Come In Well Under Expectations, Even As Unemployment Drops To 3.9%

Trying to understand the labor market gets harder and harder. → Read More

Stop Scolding People Over Self-Reliance You Were Probably Born Into

Many successful people get help along the way, and many poor people face a system designed to keep them underfoot. → Read More

Stop Scolding People Over Self-Reliance You Were Probably Born Into

Many successful people get help along the way, and many poor people face a system designed to keep them underfoot. → Read More

We All Pay For Retirement Tax Breaks That Mostly The Wealthy Use

Public support, taken as where tax money goes, whether in payments or lost national revenues, largely goes to people who already hold the vast majority of retirement savings. → Read More