How to Ignite the U.S. Economy (Region-by-Region)

Karen G. Mills

Senior Fellow, Harvard Business School

Our nation's competitiveness must be built on regional economies, and because there is no "one-size-fits-all" economic plan, regional leaders must base their strategies around the assets and opportunities that make them unique.

Last month, the U.S. Department of Commerce launched a new tool for mapping clusters and a registry of important institutions for collaboration. Based at the Harvard Business School's Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, it provides critical industry information—as granular as the county level—to help tailor regional economic strategies.

Read the full article by Karen Mills in "Fortune"

Tags: Challenge, Innovation and Jobs

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