Eight Factors of American Competitiveness - Reasonable Costs?
This article is the third installment of “American Competitiveness– A National Assessment through the Eyes of Job Creators” – a ten-part series that explores how well America is positioned to excel in today’s tightly-contested global economy. Our analysis of the nation’s economic readiness centers on the eight questions that job creators ask when determining where to locate, invest, grow, and hire in a world of expanding alternatives. In the previous article we analyzed the requirement for enterprises to access ample customers and vibrant markets. Today we address another important question on which job creators’ base decisions: Will the costs of doing business be reasonable and competitive?