Cracks in The Great Stagnation with Caleb Watney

Venture Stories | 6 June 2021 | 1h 06m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Caleb Watney discussing how views have changed on whether we are in a great stagnation; whether a technological slowdown is inevitable or a choice that a society makes; that covid-19 accelerated adoption of technology that was already in existence; the pace of scientific discoveries; the decline of the industrial research lab and that there is more competition in technology today; whether certain institutions need to be “retired” after a certain period of time; the incentives that distort immigration policy and the possibility of turning immigration officers into “talent scouts”; why fertility rates are falling and how to allow people to have the number of kids that they say they want to have; and the power of agglomeration clusters.

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