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Jennifer Erickson Archives

Why We Need A Stronger Volcker Rule

play_alt icon Video Jennifer Erickson explains what the Volcker Rule is and why it needs to be strengthened to prevent banks from taking risky investments with taxpayer dollars.

by Jennifer Erickson | Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Top 10 U.S. Government Investments in 20th Century American Competitiveness

article icon Issue Brief Jennifer Erickson examines 10 smart investments made in the 20th century to remind us all how important investments are to our continued competitiveness and prosperity.

by Jennifer Erickson | Friday, January 6, 2012

Big Ideas for Small Business: A Regional Jobs Accelerator

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.

by Jennifer Erickson | Thursday, December 1, 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

Jobs Council Gets to Work

Jennifer Erickson highlights some of the proposals to come out of President Obama’s private-sector Council of Jobs and Competitiveness.

by Jennifer Erickson | Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The American Economy as It Could Be in 2030

Michael Ettlinger and Jennifer Erickson paint a portrait of a prosperous nation 20 years from now and explain why such optimism is warranted.

by Michael Ettlinger and Jennifer Erickson | Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Jennifer Erickson

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. […]

| Friday, September 30, 2011