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What Washington must do now
by Michael Porter & Jan Rivkin
The competitiveness of the United States began eroding seriously in the 1990s, the root cause of the disappointing economic and job growth and declining living standards that we see today. America's success in restoring competitiveness will define the opportunities and economic mobility of American citizens as well as America's influence in the world for decades to come.