Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

January 28, 2021
When it comes to the economy, the Biden administration will have to focus on three things: COVID, a recovery package, and China. Competing with China will require a robust, sector-focused industrial strategy, writes Rob Atkinson in American Compass. Building political support for this strategy means arduously reprogramming an entire chain of glitchy logic.
January 28, 2021
We now have a new capability for vaccine design and manufacturing that is essentially modular, because we can now package an essentially infinite variety of mRNAs into liposomes—a delivery system as generic as a UPS truck.
January 27, 2021
The United States has been a leader in AR/VR innovation. To maintain this position going forward, the Biden administration should prioritize AR/VR alongside other emerging technologies such as 5G and artificial intelligence.
January 27, 2021
Is this really a privacy or an antitrust problem, or yet another example of a conflated, little understood issue?
January 22, 2021
Consumers and businesses are both better off with a single federal law than 50 inconsistent state laws, especially given the cross-border nature of the Internet.
January 20, 2021
Understanding how Germany manipulated the global trading system to degrade its adversaries’ capabilities, entrap nations as reluctant allies, and build up its own industries for commercial and military advantage—just as China is doing—can shed light and point the way for solutions to the China challenge.
January 19, 2021
If the nation ever succumbs and passes UBI, it will be the penultimate evolution of an American culture of selfishness. “Who doesn’t want free money?” you might ask. Everyone who is a responsible citizen.
January 19, 2021
Automation’s effect on labor demand has long been seen by the public as negative. Japanese researchers challenged this perception when they examined robots’ impact on employment across a range of Japanese industries from 1978 to 2017.
January 13, 2021
As the owner of the country’s largest and most geographically distributed building portfolio, the federal government is uniquely positioned to address barriers to commercialization and deployment by serving as a test bed for and early adopter of next-generation building-energy technologies.