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Unformatted text preview: ng problems that are eroding our country's long-run competitiveness ," said Baily. "By taking steps today to improve upon our existing economic strengths, we will not only weather the current financial storm but also lay the groundwork for countering the competitive threats that, left unaddressed, will harm our economy," Slaughter added. Private Equity Council President Douglas Lowenstein said the competitiveness study is part of a larger, long-range effort by the PEC to produce new research by respected scholars to stimulate debate among policy makers over issues of critical national importance. "While we at the Council do not necessarily endorse every conclusion in the Baily-Slaughter study, we believe it represents an important opportunity to jump-start a dialogue on how we as a nation can enhance our economic leadership and strengthen our competitive position in this rapidly changing global economy," Lowenstein said. Adv: Economy 1AC/2AC Add-On An economic slowdown is coming but the US will narrowly avoid another recession Bloomberg News June...
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