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Daniel Smith grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a major in economics and a minor in mathematical decision sciences (a combination of statistics and operations research). His thesis was on the comparative macroeconomic effects of public and private R&D spending. While an undergraduate, he published a paper concerning the role of entrepreneurship in economic growth in the journal called the Undergraduate Economic Review. Daniel’s research is focused on the role of government in stimulating innovation and interorganizational collaboration.