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Robert Gordon: The death of innovation, the end of growth


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Robert Gordon talks about how the US economy has been expanding wildly for two centuries; are we witnessing the end of growth? Economist Robert Gordon lays out 4 reasons US growth may be slowing, detailing factors like epidemic debt and growing inequality, which could move the US into a period of stasis we can’t innovate our way out of.

Robert James “Bob” Gordon is an American economist. He is the Stanley G. Harris Professor of the Social Sciences at Northwestern University. He is known for his work on productivity, growth, the causes of unemployment, and airline economics.
 

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