Research Report The Real Technology Challenge
Leonard Lynn, Harold Salzman
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Growing the U.S. economy and maintaining its global economic strength depends on developing the new breed of technical and non-technical workers who can work across national, organizational, and cultural boundaries. The US economy is not threatened by the increase of scientists and engineers in China and India, nor is there a lack of qualified science and engineering graduates in the U.S. The best competitiveness policy would focus on strengthening basic education, on the performance of those at the bottom, on providing a broad-based education, and on developing a cohort of cosmopolitan scientists and engineers who will give the U.S. collaborative advantage.
Research Areas Education Immigrants and immigration
Tags Workplace and industry studies Federal, state, and local immigration and integration policy