More than 40% of America’s scientific production—measured by the number of high-quality papers that U.S.-based scientists produce—involves cooperation with researchers abroad, according to Clarivate, a London-based data firm that tracks global scientific research. China and the U.S. are each other’s No. 1 partner in producing scientific research, with collaborative research between the two consistently among the most-cited papers across fields, according to an analysis of Clarivate’s data by Caroline Wagner, a professor of public policy at Ohio State University. The U.S. depends more heavily on China than China does on the U.S. in some strategic areas, according to an analysis by Clarivate of studies in respected journals shared exclusively with The Wall Street Journal. Related: Creating and Connecting US and China Science: Chinese Diaspora and Returnee Researchers and Xie Xiaoliang Is Latest Chinese Scientist to Give Up US Citizenship and Award-Winning Chinese Mathematician Sun Xin Returns from US to Work at Peking University
- Date Posted:
- August 16, 2023
Despite continued low unemployment, our jobs-workers gap is trending down on the back of reduced job openings. And while average hourly earnings grew a faster-than-expected 0.4% in July, other wage indicators such as the Q2 ECI and the Atlanta Fed wage growth tracker measure came in on the softer side; all told, our GS wage tracker has slowed from a peak of nearly 6% in 2022 to the 4½-5% range now.