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The Case for Green Industrial Policy

Industrial policy was once so old-fashioned that it was jokingly called "the policy that shall not be named". Now it's back in a big way. On issues ranging from clean energy to semiconductors to Covid-19, governments are trying to improve the performance of key business sectors. John Van Reenen explores how they can do so without subverting competition and subsidizing special interests.

John Van Reenen

14 February 2023


This work is published under POID and the CEP's Growth programme.

This publication comes under the following CEP theme: Clean growth