As the national economy begins to get at least a semblance of sea legs, thoughts quickly turn to what comes next. What will drive the American economy going forward, creating new products and jobs and a rising tide to lift all boats?

We talk a lot about America’s next economy--one driven by low-carbon energy and rife with the opportunity created by innovation and exports. This brief interview with colleague Bruce Katz is a great summary of what we mean and the trends behind our economic evolution.