Amidst the continuing fireworks over illegal immigration and immigration reform, many people might forget that around one set of immigration issues—the need for more high-skilled immigrants—Congress has already long come to agreement.
Innovation is Still the Answer
Some argue that technology is changing too much too fast, others that it is changing too little too slow. The truth is in between, but that does not mean we should sit back and relax. We need continued, deliberate innovation policies in order to increase living standards and maintain competitiveness
What's Behind Brazil's Demonstrations? Poor Economic Policy.
Recent demonstrations in Brazil were sparked by specific grievances against the government. But the underlying frustrations stems from failed economic policies that have slowed productivity growth and hurt entrepreneurialism.
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Time for Secretary Kerry to Get Tough with India
Secretary of State John Kerry was in India this week for the fourth U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue. Secretary Kerry's mission is designed to enhance what has been a traditionally strong trade and diplomatic relationship between the two countries. Unfortunately, storm clouds loom on the horizon that need to be addressed to ensure that this relationship remains effective and in the best interest of both countries.
The Importance of IPR in the New Silk Road Initiative
Two years after its inception, the New Silk Road Initiative has brought much success to South-Central Asia. But in order for growth to continue in the region, investors need to start feeling more secure about their intellectual property rights.