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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Profs. Joel Mokyr (left) and Robert Gordon debate the future of economic growth. Gordon argued that US growth will never return to its mid-century peak, while Mokyr countered that technology will continue to fuel advances in productivity.

Professors Gordon, Mokyr clash over the future of economic growth

April 27, 2016

Robert Gordon does not believe in a bright American future. “We’re mired in the muck with productivity growth as slow as it’s ever been in US history,” the economics professor said. “Everywhere...

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