The Wilson Center's new STAGE Program (Science, Technology, America, and the Global Economy) will assess the impact of science and technology on the economies and politics of key countries around the world. New technologies are already posing significant policy and ethical questions and STAGE will help clarify the choices that the United States and other countries will have to make.
Manufacturing plays a key role in the U.S. economy and will continue to do so. Looking ahead, the United States needs a manufacturing strategy that can support the emergence of advanced manufacturing processes that, in conjunction with low-cost energy, can revitalize the U.S. manufacturing sector.
Increasing numbers of Americans are breaking ranks with the traditional 2-party system and are self identifying as "independents." These voters are trying to make a statement with their registration, says Senior Scholar Linda Killian as she profiles this influential group and their top issues.
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With a still sluggish and struggling global economy, many economists believe that a successfully negotiated trade agreement between the U.S. and E.U. could provide the kind of jolt that many markets need. With negotiations over the proposed Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) about to heat up, Kent Hughes provides context on what could be a game changing agreement.