Podcast: The evolution of the global semiconductor industry

a workerin a semiconductor factory is refelected in a 300-milimeter wafer.

Though born in the United States, the semiconductor industry has long since gone global. As semiconductors now make up a key part of a wide variety of critical goods, the chipmaking industry has now become a central field of geopolitical competition. On this episode of Mitre Engenuity’s Circuit Talk podcast, Pavneet Singh, a nonresident fellow in the John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings, and Nadia Schadlow, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, sit down with Willy Shih, a professor at Harvard Business School, to understand how capital markets have shaped the industry and how chip design has been separated from manufacturing.