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You can raise productivity through R&D, but geography matters a lot
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President Obama recently proposed increasing the generosity of the US research and development (R&D) tax credit system and making it a permanent feature of the US tax code. This was justified by the idea that more R&D would lead to growth, not just worldwide but particularly in the US.
But such a bold statement raises some fundamental questions:
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