Innovation & Inequality

    Disruption caused by innovation both creates goods the wealthy are more likely to use and eliminates jobs more likely held by working and middle class employees. We want to better understand how to respond to innovation in order to avoid or ameliorate both of these ways of exacerbating inequality.

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    How Government Drives Innovation

    Bill Janeway explains why “efficiency is the enemy of innovation,” and how venture capitalists and the state advance technological change Watch the video

    The Vanishing Middle Class: The Growth of a Dual Economy

    Growing income inequality is threatening the American middle class, and the middle class is vanishing before our eyes. We are still one country, but the stretch of incomes is fraying the unity of our nation. Read more