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Trade and Globalization

Trade and Globalization

Growing the innovation economy requires tight and deep integration of global markets—but with the critical caveat that this integration must come with strong commitments to openness and robust, market-oriented national competitiveness policies, not protectionist market distortions. Focus areas include:

Developing Economies

Developing Economies:

 Critiquing conventional development models that are more suited to the 20th century than the 21st; analyzing developing nations’ innovation potential; and advocating for the most effective technology and innovation policies.


 Promoting robust trade, especially in innovation-based industries, and curbing the spread of innovation mercantilism in all its forms.
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