The creation and adoption of new products, services, technologies and business models drives economic growth. Improving America’s standard of living and competitive edge depends on the nation’s ability to innovate. Without a targeted federal partnership, U.S. competitiveness will slip and economic growth will lag. Brookings experts describe how America’s innovation efforts may—or may not—be enough.
REUTERS/Larry Downing - U.S. President Barack Obama talks about immigration reform while at the Copernicus Community Center in Chicago November 25, 2014.
Obama’s Overshadowed Start-up Gambit
November 26, 2014, Neil G. Ruiz and Mark Muro
Overshadowed by the provisions for children and parents in President Obama's executive order on immigration are new rules on another hot-button topic: foreign technology entrepreneurs.
U.S. Economic Performance
Growth through Innovation
November 13, 2014, Gregory McNeal
Opinion | Harvard Business Review
November 12, 2014, Bruce Katz and Julie Wagner
November 10, 2014, Hillary Schaub
October 24, 2014, Fred Dews
Paper | The Hamilton Project
October 20, 2014, Newsha K. Ajami, Barton H. Thompson, Jr. and David G. Victor
October 8, 2014, Bruce Katz
October 7, 2014, Gregory S. Dawson, James S. Denford and Kevin C. Desouza
September 30, 2014, Wells C. Bennett
September 30, 2014, Gregory S. Dawson, James S. Denford and Kevin C. Desouza
September 24, 2014, Bruce Katz and Mark Muro
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Darrell M. West
Vice President and Director, Governance Studies
Founding Director, Center for Technology Innovation
Walter D. Valdivia
Fellow, Governance Studies, Center for Technology Innovation
Nonresident Fellow, Foreign Policy
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