Quote of the Week:

“In the past half-century, America’s innovation engine — built on an influx of global brainpower, a vibrant university system, cities that encourage the spontaneous interaction of people and ideas — has worked so well that policymakers have taken it for granted. Yet the pandemic is now disassembling that engine in remarkably precise ways.”

— Caleb Watney, resident fellow of technology and innovation at the R Street Institute, in “America’s Innovation Engine Is Slowing