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Dani Rodrik
Opinion

Opinion

Dani Rodrik

Why the US should emulate China’s production at home rather than trying to undercut its economic progress

  • We should not allow economics to become hostage to geopolitics or, worse, to reinforce and magnify the strategic US-China rivalry
  • The West’s objective should be to build more productive, more inclusive economies at home – not simply to outcompete China

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Dani Rodrik

Dani Rodrik

Dani Rodrik, a professor of international political economy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, is the author of Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy.