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A policy lesson from Elon Musk

Getting policy right means engaging in the right steps in the right order. Senior Research Fellow, Eli Dourado, joins Caleb O. Brown of the Cato Insitute to detail a lesson for policymakers from a manufacturing titan.

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William Rinehart Joins Todd Feinburg

Will Rinehart joins Todd Feinburg (WTIC) to discuss the congressional testimony from Facebook insider, what it means for the company, and the implications from the hearing. Listen to the interview below.

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Tech_States: 2021

JW Marriott Grande Lakes Palazzo Ballroom Salon F-G, Lobby Level Monday, August 30th Hosts Will Rinehart Will Rinehart is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Growth and Opportunity, where he specializes in telecommunication, Internet, and data policy, with a focus on emerging technologies and innovation. Rinehart was formerly […]

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Why Capitalists in Space Are Good for Americans’ Future

Nothing quite exposes differing views on innovation than billionaires launching their own rockets into space. As Blue Origin ascended, carrying Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, critics rose up against private space tourism efforts. They repeated all the same slogans as the week before when Virgin Galactic CEO Richard Branson took a trip. But the harshest […]

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Policy, TFP, and airships

CGO Senior Fellow Eli Dourado joins Benjamin Reinhardt on the Idea Machines podcast to discuss how the sausage of technology policy is made, the relationship between total factor productivity and technological progress, airships, and more.

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