September 5, 2012

Who-Built-It Debate Pits U.S. Against Europe

Edward Glaeser, Bloomberg

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These phrases don't imply anything about concrete policy, yet the debate reflects a deep ideological divide that goes back 150 years. And the battle over the relative roles of social collaboration and individual initiative is not limited to the U.S. - it has played out in Europe, as well.

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