Season 1 | Episode 9Simon Johnson: Jump-Starting America


Former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, now an MIT professor, Simon Johnson urges increased investment in basic research as a way “to convert knowledge into jobs into a way to share prosperity.” And he argues that this increased investment should be focused on the middle of the country, “in places where it makes sense to build a lab and build a cluster of expertise.”

Published Wednesday, December 09, 2020 7:35 PM

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