Chinese Public AI R&D Spending: Provisional Findings (Dec 2019)

by Ashwin Acharya and Zachary Arnold

China aims to become “the world’s primary AI innovation center” by 2030. Toward that end, the Chinese government is spending heavily on AI research and development (R&D) – but perhaps not as heavily as some have thought. This memo provides a provisional, open-source estimate of China’s spending.

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Strengthening the U.S. AI Workforce (Sept 2019)

by Remco Zwetsloot, Roxanne Heston and Zachary Arnold

A sustained talent shortage could undermine U.S. strength in artificial intelligence; current immigration policies would make it worse. Read our recommendations for bolstering U.S. leadership in AI research and practice. 

Immigration Policy and the US AI Sector

Immigration Policy and the U.S. AI Sector (Sept 2019)

by Zachary Arnold, Roxanne Heston, Remco Zwetsloot and Tina Huang

As the artificial intelligence field becomes more developed globally, the United States will continue to rely on foreign AI talent to stay ahead of the curve. Here are our preliminary recommendations to maintain current U.S. leadership, bolster the domestic AI workforce and improve the outlook for the future.

China's Access to Foreign AI Technology

China’s Access to Foreign AI Technology (Sept 2019)

by William C. Hannas and Huey-meei Chang

China is broadening its deeply rooted technology transfer practices to include artificial intelligence. As these efforts bear fruit, we discuss how the United States can and should respond.