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Peter L. Singer

Peter L. Singer has been a Policy Advisor in the MIT Washington Office, studied international political economy at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced Information Studies, and authored studies of entrepreneurship, infrastructure policy, and federal R&D innovation.

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The New American Innovation Policies

The United States lost almost one-third of its manufacturing jobs between 2000 and 2010. As higher-paying manufacturing jobs are replaced by lower-paying service jobs, income inequality has been approaching third world levels. In particular, between 1990 and 2013, the median income of white men without high school diplomas fell by an astonishing 20% between 1990 and 2013, and that of men with high school diplomas or some college fell by a painful 13%. Innovation has been left largely to software and IT startups, and increasingly U.S.