How Can Smaller Cities Join the Growing AI Economy?

December 5, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to make a significant impact on the global economy, adding $15.7 trillion to the GDP by 2030. In pursuit of these economic benefits, many countries have developed national strategies to promote the adoption of AI within their borders, such as China’s ambitious plan to become the global leader in AI. But what can state and local governments — especially those outside of the country’s main tech hubs — do to ensure they are not left behind in the AI economy? In a column for Government Technology, Daniel Castro outlines the steps state and local governments can take to ensure the businesses in their jurisdictions fully benefit from the transition to an AI economy.