Center for American Progress: Universities in Innovation Networks
The United States is known for its innovativeness and entrepreneurial spirit. Between half and three-quarters, or even more, of all economic growth in the last half-century can be tied to technological innovation, depending on which study you use. Yet in the last few decades, measures increasingly demonstrate that the United States is falling perilously behind in innovation.
This report makes recommendations for the US to pursue in order to boost the global strength and competitiveness of our science and our economy.