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Title: Is America Falling Off the Flat Earth?
Url: http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12021
Creator: Augustine, Norman R.
Publisher: National Academies Press (U.S.)
Description: This website includes a report on U.S. Competitiveness, which is available for download in PDF format. Abstract: "If history teaches any lesson it is that no nation has an inherent right to greatness. Greatness has to be earned and continually re-earned... Only by providing leading-edge human capital and knowledge capital can America continue to maintain a high standard of living - including providing national security - for its citizens."- Norman Augustine This is a compelling report describing risks to America's future economic prosperity and security. The report cites numerous statistics that starkly describe areas in which America is falling behind, and areas in which other nations are moving ahead. The essay draws on congressional testimony and lectures which Augustine has given since the "Rising Storm" report was released.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Domestic economy
Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Economic policy. Economic planning
Political science -- International relations -- Scope of international relations. Political theory. Diplomacy -- Concepts and principles -- International order. World order. Cosmopolitanism -- International cooperation. Global governance. Globalization
Social sciences -- Economic history and conditions -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America -- United States
GEM Subject: Social studies -- Economics
Key Concept: Economics -- Competition
Economics -- Economic growth
Economics -- Global economics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2007
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Format: html
pdf
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Language: English
Rights: National Academy of Sciences
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-07-02 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-08-25 13:07:28 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: NetWorks
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Resource URL Clicks: 24
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