Scott M. Andes

Scott M. Andes
Senior Policy Analyst
Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution

Scott Andes is a senior policy analyst at the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution. His work focuses on advanced industries, innovation and technology, and economic development. Prior to joining Brookings, he was a research analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation where he authored and co-authored reports on innovation and domestic economic policy. He was also Special Assistant to Senator Chuck Schumer at the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee and has worked on a number of state and national political campaigns. Andes received his B.A. in Government from the London School of Economics and a master’s in public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University.

Recent Publications

September 10, 2014

Policy should be reformed to better integrate the national labs with regional economies.

March 19, 2013

Assesses the different Congressional proposals on internet tax and provides recommendations on the tax challenges we face.

May 17, 2012

Documents the role public investment plays in underpinning a nation’s competitiveness in the life sciences and competition for global life sciences leadership.

NIH Director Francis S. Collins endorses this report in a recent New York Times interview.

March 19, 2012

Report debunks myths about productivity gains, restructuring, and a manufacturing renaissance and explains what is needed for a real recovery in this essential sector.

December 5, 2011

A scorecard ranking APEC economies on their innovation-based policies to spur competitiveness and growth.

October 4, 2011

To grow and attract innovation-based businesses, countries need tax policies that promote both research and commercialization.