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Immigration Reform & The Census

Our current immigration system presents economic, legislative and moral challenges.  An estimated 5% of our workforce is working outside the protection of our minimum wage and labor laws, and American businesses are grappling with meeting the fluctuating demands for both high- and low-skilled workers. Previous attempts by Congress to solve the immigration problem have fallen […]

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Global Mobile

Over four billion people on earth now own a mobile phone, and in many parts of the world, mobile networks are leapfrogging the traditional landline infrastructure. It is our argument that the rapid, widespread adoption of simple, powerful handsets, combined with the spread of a high-speed mobile network has tied the globe into a single […]

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21st Century Border Initiative

In April of 2010 the governments of Mexico and the United States issued a Declaration of the 21st Century Border. This declaration stated an understanding that: ‘’a joint and collaborative administration of their common border is critical to transforming management of the border to enhance security and efficiency.’’ The 21st Century Border Initiative of NDN/NPI […]

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Acceleration 2.0

Two years after the publishing of the original Acceleration Agenda, the Next Economy Partnership Project has released an update titled Acceleration 2.0. Acceleration 2.0 explores many of the ideas from the original report and adds what we’ve learned from two years of opinion research. America still needs a comprehensive national – not exclusively federal – […]

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Report: Job Creation, Innovation and Economic Development in the 21st Century

Download the Full Report The Acceleration Agenda: Job Creation, Innovation and Economic Development in the 21st Century Executive Summary Few of us are happy about the level of progress we have made in either creating robust employment growth or deploying a new policy and financing architecture that can scale broadly to reach the high road […]

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Tom Kalil, Deputy Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy discusses the power of mHealth at a Vodafone Foundation / UN Foundation / New Policy Institute reception unveiling a new report, "mHealth for Development.

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