Appeared in: Volume 6, Number 3
Published on: January 1, 2011
Get A Job

With the November elections just around the corner, the Washington Post is reporting that the Obama Administration is scrambling for ways to boost America’s dismal job numbers—without busting the budget. Here are two low-cost options they ought to try: immigration reform and Federal R&D spending reform.

Robert E. Litan is vice president for research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation. This article is adapted from testimony prepared for the Joint Economic Committee, June 29, 2010.
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