US competitiveness is at its worst in generations. Michael Porter and Jan Rivkin, September 15, 2016, Video, “A worker assembles a box spring at the McRoskey Mattress facility in San Francisco. Harvard study show US losing competitive edge.┬áThe United States is falling short on a number of critical measures of competitiveness, with small businesses bearing the most pain due to the shortfalls, a new study by Harvard Business School finds. The end result is the country is failing to promote prosperity among all Americans, according to Harvard’s fifth-annual U.S. Competitiveness Project report.Link