Interviews conducted with alumni and business leaders at the March 5, 2012 U.S. Competitiveness: Paths Forward event in New York City.
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05 Dec 2013 - Forbes.com
As U.S. companies expanded globally in the 1970s and 1980s, they started ignoring their hometowns, hurting America and putting companies' long-term profits at risk, Jan Rivkin, professor at Harvard Business School, told a room full of business leaders. The result is that companies' profits have risen thanks to global success while American workers have struggled to keep up.
04 Dec 2013 - Chicago Tribune
Mandatory U.S. budget cuts known as sequestration are resulting in job losses across the country and threaten to undermine U.S. competitiveness in the global economy, industry executives and academics said on Monday, urging Congress to reverse the cuts.
03 Dec 2013 - NPR
Harvard Business School Professor Jan Rivkin discusses implications of the recent PISA 2012 findings with NPR's Claudio Sanchez. The test measures students' proficiency in reading, math and science worldwide, and shows that American 15-year-olds continue to turn in flat results.