Can the U.S. Become a Base for Serving the Global Economy?
Harvard Business Review
MARCH 7, 2012
The evidence indicates that the United States is losing its ability to attract and expand the operations of multinationals and their significant contributions to productivity growth, innovation, and high-wage employment. They include a weak K-12 education system; inadequate worker skills; a shortage of workers with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics; restrictions on skilled immigrants; the crumbling infrastructure and a high corporate tax rate.