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The Europeanization of antitrust policy is overall a terrible idea, but it is nonetheless gaining traction, not just in New York and other states, but in Congress too.
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June 29, 2021
The Europeanization of antitrust policy is overall a terrible idea, but it is nonetheless gaining traction, not just in New York and other states, but in Congress too.
June 29, 2021
ITIF, Brookings, and AMCC hosted a special, live discussion with senior White House and Congressional offices as well as leading think tanks for a comprehensive overview of these legislative proposals and their potential to stimulate American manufacturing leadership.
June 22, 2021
Rob Atkinson was a guest on "The Creative Life" by ThinkTech Hawaii to discuss promoting policies in innovation economics, and described how to close the divide through creative self-sustaining growth centers.
June 2, 2021
Baltimore is now considering the nation’s most restrictive ban on facial recognition technology.
May 24, 2021
Between the New Deal era of the 1930s and the late 1970s, it was the formal policy of the federal government to care about and try to reduce regional economic disparities.
May 7, 2021
The reality is that most of the labor markets with high levels of employer concentration are rural and small-town areas with few employers overall.
May 2, 2021
Increasing liability for online marketplaces would hamper this growth, as online marketplaces would likely limit the sellers and products on their platform to minimize their risk, cutting off consumers from many legitimate options in the process.
April 5, 2021
Low profit margins keep many small businesses from investing in productivity-enhancing technology, which in turn holds down wages. To break that cycle, there should be a federal program that helps them reap economies of scale and scope by collaborating in areas such as R&D, investment, marketing, and health insurance purchases.
April 1, 2021
Extending liability beyond sellers to include the digital platforms they use to reach consumers would undercut the viability of many online marketplaces while doing very little to improve product safety. It would only leave consumers worse off in the long run.
February 16, 2021
Taxing digital advertising is discriminatory. Why not tax highway billboards, TV ads, or newspaper ads? The obvious answer is that lawmakers want to grab revenue from out-of-state firms in an ill-advised, distortionary attempt to shore up state tax coffers.

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