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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17 Oct 2014 - Fortune
In an economy hostile to small business, how are the most successful small firms surviving?
As former Small Business Administration head Karen Mills showed this year in a working paper published by Harvard Business School, bank lending to small businesses collapsed during the financial crisis and has yet to recover.
Harvard lecturer Joseph B. Fuller sees big problems in the supply chain for labor, with employers reluctant to hire full-time and invest in training workers, and prospective workers unsure of the skills they need to succeed in today's economy.
09 Oct 2014 - The Huffington Post
While the Great Recession is officially over, many Americans are still struggling to regain their economic footing. One way to get our country on a sound path to recovery is a focus on better preparing our students for success in the workforce. So says a new report by Harvard Business School's U.S. Competitiveness Project, "An Economy Doing Half Its Job."
30 Sep 2014 - Star Tribune
Michael Porter was in the Twin Cities on Monday talking about regional clusters, American stagnation, and the country's failed economic development efforts.