Senate bill bolsters US production of computer chips

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 4:11pm

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A $250 billion Senate bill, passed with bipartisan support this week, invests heavily in US production of computer chips while threatening punishments against Beijing. Host Marco Werman speaks with economist Willy Shih of the Harvard Business School about the bill's proposed $53-billion investment in US semiconductor production, and the significance of its inclusion in an anti-China bill.