US President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to an operations facility for American truck manufacturing company Mack Trucks in Pennsylvania on July 28, 2021. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to an operations facility for American truck manufacturing company Mack Trucks in Pennsylvania on July 28, 2021. Photo: AP
Dani Rodrik
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Dani Rodrik

Can we build a better economic framework that looks beyond the market-state dichotomy?

  • If the free market is dying, what replaces it won’t be found among other 20th-century models, but in new ideas that address contemporary challenges
  • Increased state support can help drive innovation and create jobs, but protectionist attempts to revive old industries are misguided

US President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to an operations facility for American truck manufacturing company Mack Trucks in Pennsylvania on July 28, 2021. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to an operations facility for American truck manufacturing company Mack Trucks in Pennsylvania on July 28, 2021. Photo: AP
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