Innovation Matters: Shaping long-term societal development


This episode of Innovation Matters takes a journey in intellectual archeology with Prof. Philip Auerswald of the George Mason University Schar School of Policy and Government.

Drawing from his books The Coming Prosperity and The Code Economy, and nearly three decades of research relating to entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation on a global scale, Prof. Auerswald shines a light upon the microstructure of long-term societal development.

Prof. Auerswald is the founder and co-editor of Innovations journal, published by MIT Press. He is also the founding board chair and president of the National Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, located in Washington, DC. Previously, he lectured at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, where he also acted as assistant director of the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program. Prof. Auerswald holds a PhD in economics from the University of Washington and a BA in political science from Yale University.