Economic Growth & Competitiveness Agenda for California
Office of Lt. Governor, August 2011
Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom lays out a comprehensive economic and workforce strategy in Economic Growth & Competitiveness Agenda for California. The agenda uses a guided set of principles and embraces a shift from a consumption-based economy to a production economy focused on global trade.
The new agenda presented focuses on eight pillars that are essential in delivering the next economy, including:
- Gearing up exports
- Reinvigorating manufacturing
- Driving innovation
- Accelerate the clean economy
- Skill up for opportunities
- Build infrastructure
- Align with regional strengths
- Organize for success
This report was Prepared for Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom by Brookings Institution and McKinsey and Associates, August 2011.