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

Colander, David C
March 2014
Eastern Economic Journal;Spring2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p143
Academic Journal
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.


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