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Title: Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future PDF
Url: http://www.sandia.gov/NINE/documents/RisingAbove.pdf
Publisher: Committee on Prospering in the Global Economy of the 21st Century (U.S.)
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (U.S.)
National Academies (U.S.)
Description: In a world in which advanced knowledge is widespread and low-cost labor is readily available, U.S. advantages in the marketplace and in science and technology are being eroded. A comprehensive, coordinated federal effort is urgently needed to bolster U.S. competitiveness and ensure that the country remains pre-eminent in these areas by taking advantage of the opportunities offered by rapid globalization. This congressionally requested report by a 20-member committee that included university presidents, CEOs, Nobel Prize winners, and former presidential appointees offers four recommendations and details 20 "implementation actions" for federal policy makers, including steps to create high-quality jobs and focus new science and technology projects on the development of clean, affordable, reliable energy.
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
Political science -- Political institutions and public administration (United States) -- Political institutions and public administration (United States) -- United States -- Government. Public administration -- Executive branch -- Civil Service -- Commissions or committees on departmental methods, economy, efficiency
Social sciences -- Economic history and conditions -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America -- United States
GEM Subject: Social studies -- Economics
Key Concept: Ecology -- Sustainability
Economics -- Economic growth
Economics -- Global economics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2007
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: Administrators
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Language: English
Rights: National Academy of Sciences
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-07-01 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-08-24 15:39:10 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: NetWorks
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