TITLE

Some Government Skin in the Game: How to Encourage New Technology

AUTHOR(S)
Colander, David C
PUB. DATE
March 2014
SOURCE
Eastern Economic Journal;Spring2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p143
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses whether it would be beneficial for the U.S. government to encourage new technology. If the government is to encourage new technology, it will do so with loan guarantees and subsidized loans. The Democrats say that the loans are meant to be risky, that with new technologies, several may fail, but unless one does not attempt, one will miss out on those technologies that succeed.
ACCESSION #
94741367

 

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