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.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang waves to attendants after making a speech during the World Economic Forum's annual meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin September 10, 2014. China's economy can avoid an sharp drop in growth, Premier Li said on Wednesday as he promised to accelerate China's switch to an economic model driven by science and innovation. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
The Ties that Bind: The Chinese Misunderstanding of Innovation
September 17, 2014, David Alan Grier
Will China ever become a truly innovative economy? This is a question that bedevils Western observers. David Alan Grier analyzes the Chinese innovation ecosystem.
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Growth through Innovation
September 15, 2014, Ryan Calo
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September 10, 2014, Darrell M. West
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August 26, 2014, Matthew M. Chingos
August 20, 2014, Bruce Katz
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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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