Book summary: The war for jobs

  • Ability to generate meaningful jobs will be the benchmarks country leaders are judged on in the future
  • American GDP: 15 trillion growing at 2% per year
  • China GDP: 5 trillion growing at 20% per year
  • American spending on health: 2.5 trillion per year
    • avoidable diseases like diabetes
  • Cities are the denominator for tracking growth
    • Levers
      • super mentors
      • mentors
      • university
  • To generate jobs
    • Enterprenuerial spirit more important that innovation abilities
    • 5th to 12th graders attitude towards entrepreneurship is a prediction of future GDP growth

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