Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

October 25, 2021
Automation and process innovations are associated with the highest and most significant reductions in job insecurity among workers, whereas product innovations are far less relevant.
October 22, 2021
Let’s stop arguing that something is good because it creates jobs and bad because it destroys some jobs. What matters is the output.
October 21, 2021
The impulse to compare Big Tech to big government is hard to resist. Many see tech companies as the new Leviathans.
October 21, 2021
Claiming that measures like free child care will help the United States compete with massive Chinese government investments in quantum computing and artificial intelligence is a stretch at best.
October 18, 2021
You’d think that pundits, advocates, and public officials would make some attempt to rely on data. But alas, that is not the case.
October 18, 2021
In many areas of economic policy, initial studies turn out to be incorrect, yet they take on a life of their own, being quoted, cited and tweeted to such an extent that few people bother to question their veracity.
October 18, 2021
When factoring in the high value of positive externalities created by new drugs, consumer prices become a small price to pay for the wealth of private and public benefits that biopharmaceutical innovations create.
October 14, 2021
Most EU policymakers don’t understand that the way to compete with American tech giants is not to take them on directly, but to rely on Schumpeterian competition.
October 11, 2021
If the United States is to effectively advance its interests, which now hinge on spurring faster and deeper digital innovation and transformation, then U.S. policymakers need to recognize how the geopolitical economy has fractured in the digital age and embrace a new framework better suited to the times: national developmentalism.
October 11, 2021
Econometric research found that farmers with access to extension services, where agents visit farmers directly to share new information and technology, were over 18 percent more likely to adopt improved rice varieties than farmers lacking extension services.

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