• Michael Porter
  • Jan W. Rivkin


An Economy Doing Half Its Job: Harvard Business School's 2013-2014 Survey on U.S. Competitiveness. Michael E. Porter, Jan W. Rivkin, September 2014, Paper. "In 2013–14, Harvard Business School (HBS) conducted its third alumni survey on U.S. competitiveness. Our report on the findings focuses on a troubling divergence in the American economy: large and midsize firms have rallied strongly from the Great Recession, and highly skilled individuals are prospering. But middle and working-class citizens are struggling, as are small businesses. We argue that such a divergence is unsustainable..." Link