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US Competitiveness

The U.S. Competitiveness Comeback Is On

Margareta Drzeniek-Hanousz | Posted 01.14.2015 | World
Margareta Drzeniek-Hanousz

The greatest challenge for America as it builds for the future, however, is figuring out how to get the most out of two crucial determinants of competitiveness that are currently in short supply: institutional strength and public funds for investment.

On My Wish List for Budget Negotiations in Congress: Let's Sequester the Sequester

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

It takes bold leadership for Congress to take the long view. Historically, such leadership has happened when there has been a clear and present danger to the nation.

Public vs. Private Goods

Geoffrey M. Cox, PhD | Posted 08.19.2012 | College
Geoffrey M. Cox, PhD

Historically, education has been seen as a public good. This consensus seems to be giving way to a new view -- that education is purely a private good.

Public-Private Partnerships Are Key to U.S. Competitiveness

Bridget van Kralingen | Posted 02.17.2012 | Technology
Bridget van Kralingen

Collaboration between the public and private sectors has long served as the model for addressing major challenges faced by the U.S. But in today's political and economic environment, is it a thing of the past?

When Government Fails: Grade F for Education

George T. Haley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
George T. Haley

Our governments have a responsibility to educate our children with the skills and knowledge to contribute effectively to society, and to compete successfully against global peers and competitors.

PHOTOS: U.S. DROPS In List Of World's Most Competitive Economies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING (AP) -- The U.S. has slipped down the ranks of competitive economies, falling behind Sweden and Singapore due to huge deficits and pessimism a...