Reviews key economic indicators and raises concerns about the future of U.S. productivity and competitiveness after the Great Recession.

This brief focused on the future of U.S. productivity and competitiveness after the 2007 Great Recession. It determined the concerns for future economic growth based on the slow progress in growth of productivity, business investment, and high-tech goods trade. These factors contributed to the competitiveness of the U.S. and policymakers must be able to make the necessary investments in order to revive both productivity and competitiveness. (Abstractor: Website Staff)

Full publication title: Making the Right Investments Now Is Key to Future Productivity: Quarterly U.S. Productivity and Innovation Snapshot