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Big Ideas for Small Business

CAP offers proposals to form a progressive pro-business agenda for the small- and medium-sized companies that America's economic competitiveness depends on.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Accelerating Regional Job Creation and Innovation

article icon Issue Brief Jennifer Erickson and Sean Pool explain how the Economic Development Administration’s Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge can help spur job creation.

By Jennifer Erickson and Sean Pool | Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The Politics of Science

Senior Fellow Jonathan Moreno discussed his new book on “biopolitics” at a CAP event last week.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Financing Tools for Social Innovation

Kristina Costa discusses three financing tools that can encourage innovation in the social and public sector.

By Kristina Costa | Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Congress Can Up Infrastructure Investment Now

Donna Cooper examines what it will take to get Congress to act on the president’s job-creating $50 billion infrastructure investment plan.

By Donna Cooper | Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Infrastructure Spending Builds American Jobs

Kristina Costa and Adam Hersh detail the bang for the buck we get from government spending on critical infrastructure projects.

By Kristina Costa and Adam Hersh | Thursday, September 8, 2011

Destroying Our Infrastructure and Our Construction Industry

Donna Cooper details why legislation to fund airport construction and safety as well as federal highway repairs and construction face unconscionable elimination in Congress.

By Donna Cooper | Wednesday, August 31, 2011

An Uncommon Ally for Science

Elaine Sedenberg discusses the Dalai Lama's advocacy for a peaceful coexistence between science and spirituality.

By Elaine Sedenberg | Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Let It Flow

Donna Cooper and Jordan Eizenga urge policymakers to encourage other states to follow New York’s lead in applying modern portfolio management strategies to their revolving loan funds—which could mean more badly needed water infrastructure improvements.

By Donna Cooper and Jordan Eizenga | Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Increasing the Impact of Federal and State Funds for Water Infrastructure

Donna Cooper and Jordan Eizenga offer a three-step blueprint for state revolving loan funds for maximizing clean and safe water infrastructure investment.

By Donna Cooper and Jordan Eizenga | Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Don’t Let Freight Economy Run off the Rails

Julia Kantor and Donna Cooper urge Washington policymakers to support a strong American industry where small public investments become major economic gains.

By Julia Kantor and Donna Cooper | Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Employment Weakness Calls for Stronger Transportation Bill

Donna Cooper explains how a current proposal to reduce federal spending on badly needed roads improvement will also be a drag on employment—at the worst possible time.

By Donna Cooper | Friday, July 8, 2011

Addressing Race and Genetics

book_alt2 icon Report Michael J. Rugnetta and Khusboo Desai examine issues regarding racial and ethnic health disparities that need to be addressed in order for personalized medicine to offer the greatest benefit to all.

By Michael Rugnetta and Khusboo Desai | Monday, June 13, 2011

Interactive Map: NIH Research Awards Create Jobs

cursor icon Interactive A map from Science Progress shows how National Institutes of Health funding for biomedical research and innovation leads to job growth across the country.

By Science Progress | Monday, May 23, 2011

Rep. Ryan’s Proposed Infrastructure Savings Don’t Add Up

There’s no reasonable way to generate billions in savings from consolidating programs that repair our nation’s highways as Rep. Paul Ryan proposes, argues Donna Cooper.

By Donna Cooper | Friday, April 8, 2011