Five Easy Theses: Commonsense Solutions to America's Greatest Economic Challenges
The United States of America has led and often dominated the world when it comes to economic, military or technological progress in the course of at least seventy years. However, as other regions are picking up pace, the gap between the U.S. and the other developed nations has been steadily narrowing in the past three decades.
James Stone discusses five pressing public policy issues that emanate from his long experience both working within the government and as a successful businessman. Often the nation’s problems are well understood and solution seem simple and easy to implement but politicians and leaders in power lack political will until the system is near breaking or in full blown crisis.
- What can the U.S. do to curtail government waste?
- How is equitable income distribution necessary for future economic growth?
- What makes access to higher education important for our competitiveness?
- How will widening access to health care help the nation?
- Why is the implementation of a financial sector reform necessary for avoiding future economic crises?