“I use ‘disruptive’ in both its good and bad connotations. Disruptive scientific and technological progress is not to me inherently good or inherently evil. But its arc is for us to shape. Technology’s progress is furthermore in my judgment unstoppable. But it is quite incorrect that it unfolds inexorably according to its own internal logic and the laws of nature.”
Jerry Green is the John Leverett Professor at Harvard University and the David A. Wells Professor of Political Economy in the Harvard Business School Department of Economics.
His current research includes work on the economics of incentives, principles of equity for use in collective decision-making, and the use of data on choice to evaluate economic well-being.Last Updated: Jan 6, 2017, 12:57pm