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Undue Risk

Book from Jonathan Moreno presents the first comprehensive history of the use of human subjects in atomic, biological, and chemical warfare experiments from World War II to the 21st century.

By Jonathan D. Moreno | Monday, June 4, 2012

Putting Big Oil Subsidies to Work

Donna Cooper, Richard Caperton, Kate Gordon, and Daniel J. Weiss detail a plan to redirect billions of dollars in giveaways to Big Oil toward building infrastructure to put Americans back on the job.

By Donna Cooper, Richard W. Caperton, Kate Gordon, and Daniel J. Weiss | Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Meeting the Infrastructure Imperative

book_alt2 icon Report Donna Cooper takes a look at our nation's infrastructure spending needs, and explains how we can pay for them and put Americans back to work.

By Donna Cooper | Thursday, February 16, 2012

Innovation Across Government

As Aneesh Chopra wraps up his tenure this month as the first U.S. chief technology officer, he discusses innovative ways the country can solve problems and grow the economy at a CAP event.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Genetic Jobs

The genetic testing industry, with its great potential to not only improve health care outcomes but also create jobs, is a prime example of a government investment with positive return, writes Jason Thomas.

By Jason Thomas | Tuesday, February 7, 2012

President Obama Links Middle-Class Prosperity and Innovation

Ed Paisley and Sean Pool explore the president’s science and innovation policies to demonstrate how key they are to sustained middle-class prosperity.

By Ed Paisley and Sean Pool | Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Will Congress Block Infrastructure Spending?

Donna Cooper expects congressional Republicans to block the president’s latest call for infrastructure spending to boost jobs and improve our economic competitiveness.

By Donna Cooper | Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Immigration for Innovation

book_alt2 icon Report Marshall Fitz looks at how to enhance labor market mobility and promote economic growth while advancing workforce stability through enforceable labor standards and protections.

By Marshall Fitz | Thursday, January 19, 2012

Rewiring the Federal Government for Competitiveness

book_alt2 icon Report We must reorganize part of the federal government in order to efficiently invest in our future economic competitiveness and scientific innovation, write Johnathan Sallet and Sean Pool.

By Jonathan Sallet and Sean Pool | Thursday, January 19, 2012

Universities in Innovation Networks

book_alt2 icon Report Krisztina “Z” Holly looks at the vital and extensive role universities play in driving innovation in the United States.

By Krisztina “Z” Holly | Thursday, January 19, 2012

Series on U.S. Science, Innovation, and Economic Competitiveness

book_alt2 icon Report Two CAP teams, one from Science Progress and the other from the Doing What Works project, release a series of reports focusing on different building blocks of our national competitiveness.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Building a Technically Skilled Workforce

book_alt2 icon Report Louis Soares and Stephen Steigleder propose a private-public partnership grant program to boost the middle-skill workers that America will require to be globally competitive.

By Louis Soares and Stephen Steigleder | Thursday, January 19, 2012

Economic Intelligence

book_alt2 icon Report Andrew D. Reamer looks at ways the federal statistical system can better support the nation's economic competitiveness.

By Andrew D. Reamer | Thursday, January 19, 2012

The Corporate R&D Tax Credit and U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness

book_alt2 icon Report Laura Tyson and Greg Linden examine the role of the R&D tax credit in federal government support for research and development.

By Laura Tyson and Greg Linden | Friday, January 6, 2012

Taking the First Steps to Build an Innovation Culture

Jitinder Kohli describes the four initial steps that agencies should take to promote innovation.

By Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, November 16, 2011