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Macroeconomics & Short-Termism Influence Supply Chain
Apek Mulay  
6/10/2018   (3) comments
Financial reporting burdens may make CEOs a little myopic, but reducing the burden of reporting and stemming the flow of information isn't the answer.
Trumponomics & New Tariffs Impact Tech Sector Future
Apek Mulay  
3/14/2018   Post a comment
Trumponomics will lead to near term stock market growth, but will quickly be followed by an inevitable crash.
Trump Tax Overhaul & the Future of Tech Industry
Apek Mulay  
12/22/2017   Post a comment
Today's news about tax cuts will likely impact the high-tech industry as well as the country at large.
450mm Consortium Doomed by Lack of Collaboration to Grow Economic Demand
Apek Mulay  
7/24/2017   Post a comment
The global semiconductor will need to embrace collaboration in order to move past a potential crisis in the global economy.
Universal Basic Income Actually Threatens Tech, Mr. Musk
Apek Mulay  
2/22/2017   (1) comment
Elon Musk has gone on record that a universal basic income will boost technology makers. I must disagree.
Predictions & Revolutions: A Conversation about Electronics & Economics
Apek Mulay  
12/28/2016   Post a comment
We caught up with Batra to talk to him about his predictions, focusing on the role of technology in the economy and history.
Technology & Automation: Only Humans Need Apply
Apek Mulay  
10/20/2016   Post a comment
As a technologist, I certainly want technology to continue progressing. However, as a macroeconomist, I am equally concerned about ensuring full-employment in the economy.
A Call for Reform: the U.S. Economy & the Semiconductor Industry
Apek Mulay  
10/5/2016   Post a comment
Whoever is elected in November, will have a hard job ahead of them. All signs point to a decline in the U.S. stock market and ensuing chaos.
Donald Trump for President: Technologists Say "Absolutely Not"
Apek Mulay  
9/1/2016   Post a comment
Technology sector leaders have spoken out against Donald Trump as a presidential candidate. However, they have failed to address a number of economic realities.
Comment: contact information - apek - 4/13/2016
Comment: contact information - apek - 4/13/2016
Political Economy Impacts Future of U.S. Semi Industry
Apek Mulay  
4/8/2016   Post a comment
hout political analysis. It's critical to keep in mind that the elected officials are the ones who pass laws that may adversely affect or favor the electronics industry—so OEMs, contract manufacturers and others involved in the industry need to pay attention to the political economy.
Critiquing the Macroeconomics of the ITRS More Than Moore Approach
Apek Mulay  
2/12/2016   Post a comment
Moore's Law isn't dead yet. Industry plans to move beyond it are premature.
Fed Rate Hike Impacts Semiconductor Industry
Apek Mulay  
12/17/2015   Post a comment
The recent federal interest rate hike represents an important moment in the U.S. economy—and for the electronics industry.
Dollars & Sense: Debating With the IoT Experts
Apek Mulay  
9/10/2015   Post a comment
The promise of IoT is huge, but it will take the right macroeconomic development to make those dreams a reality.
Comment: Demand for IoT - apek - 8/19/2015
Make In India Could Collapse Indian Economy
Apek Mulay  
8/6/2015   Post a comment
For Make in India to become successful and to create a sustainable economy in India, the wages of the Indian workforce must catch up with worker productivity.
Federal Reserve Help Needed to Help OEMs Reduce U.S. Trade Deficits
Apek Mulay  
6/9/2015   Post a comment
U.S. trade deficits have been slowly eroding American industry.For the U.S. to eliminate its trade deficits and for manufacturing to make a comeback to the United States, the U.S. goverment should start offering incentives to China.
Comment: Macroeconomics - apek - 6/4/2015
Comment: Re: Debt based economy - apek - 4/30/2015
Comment: Debt based economy - apek - 4/30/2015
Redefining Moore's Law at the Half Century Mark
Apek Mulay  
4/17/2015   (1) comment
April 19th, 2015 marks the 50th Anniversary of Moore's Law, an important landmark for global semiconductor industry. Shifting the definition has the opportunity to prolong it's usefulness.
Mass Capitalism Paves the Way for the IoT Revolution
Apek Mulay  
4/8/2015   Post a comment
The upcoming Internet of Things (IoT) revolution hopes to extend the end node far beyond the human-centric world to encompass specialized devices with human-accessible interfaces. A new type of capitalism will be critical to market success.
Comment: Interesting - apek - 4/3/2015
Examining the Importance of Macroeconomic Cycles & the Semi Market
Apek Mulay  
3/25/2015   Post a comment
The semiconductor industry has a potentially critical part to play in mitigating the effects of the natural macroeconomic cycles that occur in the United States economy.
Macroeconomic Cycles & Business Models
Apek Mulay  
3/18/2015   Post a comment
A look at macroeconomic systems offers a lens for the semiconductor industry.
Monopoly May Be a High-Tech Electronics Sector Killer
Apek Mulay  
2/25/2015   Post a comment
The high-tech electronics sector can learn a lesson from the oil and gas industry: monopolies can cripple an industry.
IESA Summit: Bringing Vision to Reality
Apek Mulay  
2/18/2015   Post a comment
The India Electronics and Semiconductor Association Vision Summit tackled key issues around bringing the semiconductor foundry industry to India successfully.
IESA Vision Summit Explores Future of India's Electronics Push
Apek Mulay  
2/11/2015   Post a comment
When will India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) Vision Summit become an IESA Reality Summit?
A Crouching Tiger & Slackening Dragon Teach a Roaring Lion Macroeconomics
Apek Mulay  
1/13/2015   Post a comment
As India tries to capture loyalty from semiconductor makers and other high-tech manufacturers, it should look to the past and lessons learned by China and Ireland when they trod a similar path.
Comment: Re: reply - apek - 1/10/2015
Comment: Analog, Sensors, IoT - apek - 12/30/2014
Make in India Taking Vision to Reality for Indian Semiconductor Manufacturing
Apek Mulay  
12/17/2014   (11) comments
India's Make in India push has resulted in two new semicondcutor fabs in the country. It's a good start, but the country will have to move carefully to ensure economic success.
Comment: Re: Demand generation? - apek - 12/16/2014
EUV Rollout Slowed, 450mm Wafers Halted, Uncertain Path Ahead for Supply Side Economics
Apek Mulay  
12/11/2014   (2) comments
The path beyond 14nm may cause the death of supply side economics but not a demise of Moore's Law.
Comment: Re: Macroeconomics - apek - 12/5/2014
Comment: Macroeconomics - apek - 12/5/2014
Comment: Re: Wages - apek - 12/2/2014
Comment: Re: court decision - apek - 11/21/2014
Comment: Re: court decision - apek - 11/20/2014
Why Net Neutrality Preserves a Free-Market Economy for IoT Success
Apek Mulay  
11/19/2014   (16) comments
Mass capitalism-based reforms offer a free-market solution to achieve net neutrality for the IoT with minimal government intervention, a smaller government, and lower taxes on individuals.
Comment: Re: IoT - apek - 11/15/2014
Comment: Re: Future - apek - 11/15/2014
Comment: Re: Future - apek - 11/13/2014
Comment: Re: Future - apek - 11/13/2014
Comment: Future - apek - 11/3/2014
Comment: Re: Stumbling blocks - apek - 10/23/2014
Comment: Global Lens - apek - 10/14/2014
Comment: Re: Starting Point - apek - 10/13/2014
Comment: Stumbling blocks - apek - 10/13/2014
Comment: Re: USSR - apek - 10/12/2014
Comment: Re: USSR - apek - 10/11/2014
Comment: Re: USSR - apek - 10/10/2014
Comment: Re: USSR - apek - 10/9/2014
Semiwiki Bloggers Misinformed About Foundry Business
Apek Mulay  
10/8/2014   (28) comments
The fabless foundry model, which may make economic sense for many semiconductor manufacturers, may have negative ramifications for the US economy.
Comment: Re: Conflict free metals - apek - 9/26/2014

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