Saturday, September 17, 2016

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL SURVEY ON U.S. COMPETITIVENESS

Harvard Business School (HBS) launched the U.S. Competitiveness Project in 2011 as a multi-year, fact-based effort to understand the disappointing performance of the American economy, its causes, and the steps needed by business and government to restore economic growth and prosperity shared across all Americans. We draw on surveys of HBS alumni and the general public to solicit views about the state of U.S. competitiveness as well as the steps needed to restore it.…

HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL SURVEY ON U.S. COMPETITIVENESS

5 comments:

Ryan Harris said...

Bleak.

The Harvard consensus.

Probably representative of the level of knowledge and understanding of economics and governance within leadership in most institutions.

Population is demanding a higher level of performance which citizens see elsewhere, but with their educational background they seem to be blind to how and why other system work better. They call it political-dysfunction, I call it willful ignorance of leadership.

Bob said...

What would happen if corporate taxes were abolished in the US?

peterc said...

Didn't read so maybe way off base, but guessing "wages too high" "corporate taxes too steep" "unions too strong" "food stamps too generous" "military too timid" "New York rent controls out of control" "privatize water and air immediately" "govt spending running rampant" "public schools too public" "social security bankrupt" "govt out of money" ...

Tom Hickey said...

Yep. Basically, the neoliberal panacea for everything wrong. Government needs to get out of the way other than to support business and finance.

Bob said...

Their definition of "competitive" states that everyone must prosper. Trick, trick, trickle on down again?