Kent Hughes

Hughes is the author of Building the Next American Century: The Past and Future of American Economic Competitiveness (Woodrow Wilson Center Press 2005). He has served as associate deputy secretary of commerce, and president of the Council on Competi

Hughes is the author of Building the Next American Century: The Past and Future of American Economic Competitiveness (Woodrow Wilson Center Press 2005). He has served as associate deputy secretary of commerce, and president of the Council on Competitiveness, and in a number of senior positions with the U.S. Congress.

Articles by Kent Hughes

China, No. 1? Wake Up, America!
According to the International Monetary Fund, early in December 2014 China’s economy surpassed that of the United States, which had led the world since the late nineteenth century. Meanwhile, the United States experienced large trade deficits and an eroding industrial base. To respond, the Unit ...