Ep. 608: The Mirage of High-Tech Self-Sufficiency


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China's growing technology prowess has led many countries to rollout old-style industrial policies of their own. What is the likelihood these measures will succeed? Is there a way beyond subsidies? And does the notion of indigenizing high-tech supply chains even make sense? Aditya Ramanathan and Pranay Kotasthane discuss.

Further reading:

https://itif.org/publications/2020/09/17/allied-approach-semiconductor-leadership , Stephen Ezell, ITIF

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