ADVISORY: Experts to Discuss U.S., Chinese, and Indian Investments in the Next-Generation Workforce
Contact: Katie Peters
Washington, D.C. — On Tuesday, August 21, Gov. Jack Markell (D-DE) and a panel of distinguished policy and public opinion experts will join the Center for American Progress and the Center for the Next Generation to discuss a new report analyzing workforce investments by China and India and the effects on U.S. competitiveness.
At the event, a new report will be released, which details progress China and India are making to prepare their labor forces to work in high-skill and high-wage sectors of the economy, including recommendations for the United States to respond with more vigorous policy decisions.
Results of a recently commissioned survey will also be publically unveiled, reflecting the American public’s hunger for restoring U.S. leadership and increasing investments in education.
Eric Hanushek, Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution of Stanford University
Governor Jack Markell (D-DE); Chair, National Governors Association
Bob Carpenter, Chesapeake Beach Consulting
Marilyn Reznick, Executive Director, Education Leadership, AT&T
Ann O’Leary, Director, Children and Families Program, The Center for the Next Generation; Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Donna Cooper, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Coffee will be served at 9:30 a.m.
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