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  • Media
    A Playbook For Small-Business Job Creation

    As Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA), Karen Mills spent four years as part of President Barack Obama's senior economic team and a member of his Cabinet, specifically focused on the health and growth of America's small businesses and entrepreneurs. Now Mills has brought her experience as a policy maker—as well as 25 years of experience as an investor and small business owner—to the U.S. Competitiveness Project at Harvard Business School.

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    U.S. competitiveness hinges on the strength of small business suppliers

    The Obama administration has put in place programs that attract more production, more investment, and more jobs back to our shores, according to Karen Mills, head of the Small Business Administration.

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    Defining a Microeconomic Strategy for Global Competitiveness

    The United States has been using fiscal and monetary solutions as a base for its economic growth policy. But these macroeconomic strategies by itself are not leading to long-term growth. If we want to create more jobs, increase per capita income and reduce poverty, we need a shift in focus towards regions as the drivers of the national economy.

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    The America that works

    Regulation, innovation, infrastructure, education: each of these is crucial to competitiveness. Put together the small things happening in the states, and they become something rather big. That is the essence of the America that works.

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    Continued Weakness in Capital Markets

    US capital market competitiveness remained weak in 2012 with many competitiveness measures suffering declines from the previous year, according to the Committee on Capital Markets.

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    HBS U.S. Competitiveness Project View From The Field: Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Supports Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    To boost U.S. competitiveness, one area recommended by The Harvard Business School U.S. Competitiveness Project is for companies to support innovation and entrepreneurship. Macy's is one example, by having an incubator to support startups relevant to its supply chain, writes Chitra Nawbatt.

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    U.S. Needs a Growth Strategy: Larry Summers

    Former White House economic advisor Larry Summers warned Thursday that a failure to address the fiscal cliff would make things worse as the U.S. economy now is at "critical juncture", but tackling the fiscal challenge needs long-term vision on growth.

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    IBM, lab join hands to boost US competitiveness

    IBM is joining hands with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to develop technology, products and processes critical to the U.S. infrastructure in an effort to boost the global competitiveness of the country.

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    U.S. Competitiveness Project Deems Entrepreneurship Essential; HBS Alumni Angels of NY Responds With Innovative Program

    Where will the next generation of great entrepreneurs come from? David Teten, a Partner with ff Venture Capital, showcases the Venture Capital Access Program, a pilot venture providing women and minority entrepreneurs with access to venture capital.

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    Harvard Alumni Urged to Help the U.S. Compete

    When a business school solicits alumni, it's usually to ask for donations. Last night, though, the school hit them up for something they may find harder to give: a commitment to use whatever influence they have to get their companies to invest in the local workforce, raise U.S. median wages, and support local suppliers.

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    Congress can ensure U.S. remains world's most entrepreneurial nation

    Now's the time to push pro-entrepreneurship legislation over the goal line, so we can ensure the United States remains the world's most entrepreneurial nation.

  • Research
    Reviving Entrepreneurship

    Professors Josh Lerner and William A. Sahlman explore the role of entrepreneurial ventures in addressing pressing problems like energy, the environment, healthcare, and education, while also driving productivity and domestic job growth in the U.S..

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    Enriching the Ecosystem

    Innovation, the classic basis for U.S. success in world markets, rests on foundational institutions, such as research centers, incubators for entrepreneurs, and skills training vehicles, that provide fertile soil in which to seed, grow, and renew enterprises, writes Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter.