Coordinating existing federal programs to better focus on small businesses and the communities they serve is a great way to create jobs and spur innovation, writes Jennifer Erickson.
Issue Brief Jennifer Erickson and Sean Pool explain how the Economic Development Administration’s Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge can help spur job creation.
Jennifer Erickson highlights some of the proposals to come out of President Obama’s private-sector Council of Jobs and Competitiveness.
Michael Ettlinger and Jennifer Erickson paint a portrait of a prosperous nation 20 years from now and explain why such optimism is warranted.
Jennifer Erickson is the Director of Competitiveness and Economic Growth at American Progress. Her work focuses on a range of issues affecting America’s ability to compete successfully at home and internationally. Prior to joining American Progress, Jennifer served as special adviser to the First Minister of Scotland, with portfolios including economic growth, innovation, and U.S. […]