Technology, Economics, And Governance News Roundup | December 16 – January 6
Tue, 01/10/2023 – 14:21
This week’s edition reviews China’s industrial policy, North Korea’s nuclear expansion, bilateral cooperation between Russia and China, and the future of cybersecurity in the face of an uncertain economy and offensive AI. Additionally, scholars measure a decrease in disruptive innovation, video game employees unionize, and the government seeks to capture tech employees impacted by layoffs.
Industrial Policy & International Security
China’s Industrial Policy | Asia Society Policy Institute & Stanford Center on China’s Economy and Institutions
In 2022, the Asia Society Policy Institute’s Center for China Analysis and Stanford’s Center on China’s Economy and Institutions co-organized a private, expert roundtable to study China’s industrial policy. A summary report of the discussion explores five key questions: How much is China spending on industrial policy? What are the possible objectives of China’s industrial policy? What are the key, open questions still remaining around China’s industrial policy? What are the implications for Washington, D.C. and the international community? China spends approximately 1.7 percent of GDP on industrial policy and participants believe that Beijing is more aggressively pursuing self-sufficiency in critical technology compared to economic growth. Moreover, …read more
Source:: Hoover Institution