Does Every Country Need Their Own DARPA?

Today: Philippe Aghion, why everyone loves DARPA, why that model’s not valid anymore, thumbs up/down for last week.

The Agenda 👇

  • French star economist calls for a French DARPA

  • But France is a follower, not a leader

  • Plus France is small, not large like the US

  • Governments and universities aren’t what they used to be

  • Thumbs up/down: Substack, TikTok, Trump, the economy, Taiwan

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