Can the U.S. Become a Base for Serving the Global Economy?

Harvard Business Review

businesses appear to be the result of both labor-saving technological changes and the outsourcing of parts of production to independent contractors in low-cost foreign locations. 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.