One idea America should steal from China: A national economic growth goal

Chinese President Xi Jinping recently set a goal of doubling the size of China’s economy by 2035. To hit that target, the Financial Times calculates, the Chinese economy must generate average annual GDP growth of ....

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Lessons from an open global economy: My long-read Q&A with Philip Coggan

By and large, the history of the world’s economy is defined by increased openness: more trade with other countries and more acceptance of innovation has raised dramatically living standards throughout the world over the past ....

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Is Silicon Valley over?

California is “America on fast forward,” according to sociologist Manuel Pastor. As he sees it, many of today’s biggest challenges — from climate change to inequality — arrived in the Golden State first. And thus ....

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5 reasons why Nobel Prizes in economics matter in tech

In case you missed it, Professors Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson received the 2020 Nobel Prize in economics for their work on auction theory, which is used extensively in tech. Auction theory may not sound ....

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Thinking about CRISPR, longevity, and innovation

In my recent podcast chat with Kevin Davies, executive editor of The CRISPR Journal and author of the recently released Editing Humanity: The CRISPR Revolution and the New Era of Genome Editing, it wasn’t until ....

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A successful vaccine doesn’t mean we should fall in love with industrial policy

A modest prediction: In post-pandemic America, populists and progressives will point to Operation Warp Speed’s role in COVID-19 vaccine development as a powerful example of effective industrial policy. And almost certainly to argue for more ....

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