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Daniel Yergin

Daniel Yergin

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Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman of S&P Global, is the author of The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations (Penguin, 2021) and The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize. He received the first James R. Schlesinger Medal for Energy Security from the US Department of Energy.

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    Make America Invest Again

    Michael Spence

    Whatever their electoral implications, recent US legislative achievements – from the CHIPS and Science Act to the Inflation Reduction Act – portend a massive increase in long-term investment in America’s growth potential, and in balancing out the various dimensions of its growth pattern. It's a change that couldn't come too soon.

    hopes that legislation like the CHIPS and Science Act signals a much-needed shift in US policymaking.
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    Will US-China Tensions Boil Over?

    A toxic mix of mutual distrust and rising nationalism – with Taiwan the immediate flash point – has brought Sino-American relations to their lowest point in decades. While neither China nor the United States appears to want a military conflict, we asked PS commentators whether the two powers might nonetheless stumble into one.

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