Must Read Authors: Uri Dadush and William Shaw

American policy discourse is notoriously preoccupied with the country's loss of competitiveness. This Vox column by Uri Dadush and William Shaw argues that these fears are misplaced, and that faulty fiscal policies are to blame for the perception that the United States has lost its edge.

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Video Interviewer: L. Camille Massey
Interviewee: James W. Owens

Jim Owens, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Emeritus, discusses the importance of competitiveness and free trade issues for the long term economic health of the United States and for the country's leadership role in the world. Owens spoke to Council on Foreign Relations Vice President Camille Massey during CFR's 2011 Corporate Conference.

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