There is both excitement and trepidation about the so-called “Fourth Industrial Revolution” and its ability to power growth around the world—and one critical question is how its impacts may differ in developed and developing economies.
June 9, 2016
Innovation Fact of the Week: Global Biotech Crop Production Has Generated Over $130B in Economic Benefits for Farmers
Between 1996 and 2013, farmers around the world who have adopted biotech crops have increased their incomes by a total of $133.4 billion, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
June 6, 2016
Regardless of whether its currency is undervalued, China still employs mercantilist policies to unfairly bolster its manufacturing sector, writes Adams Nager in The International Economy.
May 27, 2016
China's annual R&D investment growth of between 6 percent and 7 percent outpaces the U.S. R&D growth rate of 3 percent to 4 percent, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
April 26, 2016
On Innovation Files, Nigel Cory argues that it is important to remember the role that IP plays in supporting innovation.
April 15, 2016
Latin America’s labor productivity grew at only 90 percent of the U.S. rate between 1990 and 2013, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
April 13, 2016
Focusing on an expected and unsurprising slight drop in global biotech crop acreage misses the real story, writes Val Giddings in Innovation Files.
April 6, 2016
National Science Board data show that from 2012 to 2014, U.S. businesses spent an average of $650 billion on ICT goods, or 4 percent of U.S. GDP in that period, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
April 1, 2016
Rob Atkinson gave an overview of the tactics and strategy responsible for the rapid growth of the East Asian economy and compared it to the opportunities available for Latin America.
March 3, 2016
Women make up 40 percent of the STEM workforce in China versus only 24 percent in the United States, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
February 23, 2016
China’s labor productivity grew by a world-best 12 percent from 2000 to 2011, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.