Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy
Panelests talked about the government’s role in spurring innovation. Topics included what innovation is and the different types,… read more
Panelests talked about the government’s role in spurring innovation. Topics included what innovation is and the different types, U.S. global competitiveness, and the “fiscal cliff,” emphasizing that the government must resolve it to eliminate uncertainty. The panelists responded to questions from members of the audience.
“Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress failed to reach a new budget agreement.
This discussion was part of a Center for American Progress, Harvard University, and Google forum titled, “Investing in the Future: Higher Education, Innovation, and American Competitiveness,” held at the Center for American Progress. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Hunt, Albert "Al" R. Executive Editor Bloomberg News->Washington, DC
- Hutchins, Glenn Co-Founder and CEO Silver Lake Investment Bank
- Molinari, Susan Vice President Google->Public Policy and Government Affairs
- Moreno, Jonathan D. Senior Fellow Center for American Progress
- Tanden, Neera President Center for American Progress
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