Nick Beim

Thoughts on the Economics of Innovation

A venture capitalist and a congressman sound the alarm on the US losing its science and tech leadership to China

For the first time in 70 years, American leadership in science and technology, which has underpinned our economic growth and national security since the end of World War II, is facing a serious challenge. The challenge comes primarily from China, at once a strategic competitor and one of our most important economic partners. Now is the moment for us to rise above our polarized political dysfunction and commit to an effective response.