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Mark J. Roe

Mark J. Roe

Writing for PS since 2004
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Mark J. Roe is a professor at Harvard Law School. This essay draws from his new book, Missing the Target: Why Stock Market Short-Termism Is Not the Problem (Oxford University Press, 2022).

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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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