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.
Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Read Castillo/U.S. Navy/Handout via Reuters - An X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in this U.S. Navy handout photo taken off the coast of Virginia May 14, 2013.
The Congressional Role in U.S. Military Innovation
July 24, 2014
On July 24, the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at Brookings will host a conversation with Reps. J. Randy Forbes and Jim Langevin.
U.S. Economic Performance
Growth through Innovation
Opinion | Project Syndicate
July 21, 2014, Kemal Derviş
July 21, 2014, Joshua Bleiberg and Darrell M. West
July 14, 2014, Hillary Schaub and Darrell M. West
July 11, 2014, John P. Banks
July 10, 2014, Fred Dews and Elina Saxena
July 8, 2014, Stuart N. Brotman
July 7, 2014, Joshua Bleiberg
July 3, 2014, Hollie Russon Gilman
July 2, 2014, Michael J. Ahn
July 1, 2014, Cameron F. Kerry
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
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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