Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

March 19, 2019
As Dorothy Robyn and Jeffrey Marqusee write for RealClearEnergy, many key technologies for the civilian energy sector could be advanced if the Department of Defense and Department of Energy collaborated more effectively.
March 14, 2019
Shouldn’t there be a law to make internet companies pay us for all the data they collect? It’s one of those appealing-at-first ideas that is gaining traction — echoed most recently by Gov. Gavin Newsom, who called for a “data dividend” in his first State of the State address. But as Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinn write for the Sacramento Bee, the answer is no.
March 13, 2019
In a column for Latin Trade Magazine, Rob Atkinson explains why Latin America needs a digital single market and how Pacific Alliance partners could advance it.
March 13, 2019
In an explainer for RealClearPolicy, Nigel Cory defines digital trade, outlines its uses, and explores its policy implications.
March 12, 2019
In a book review for the New York Journal of Books, Rob Atkinson writes that anyone who has experience with the U.S. healthcare system will find a lot to agree with in Dr. Eric Topol’s Deep Medicine.
March 11, 2019
As Joe Kennedy writes for Fox Business, Elizabeth Warren’s plan to break up big tech would raise consumer prices, limit choice and discourage innovation.
March 1, 2019
In a column for GovTech, Daniel Castro writes that local governments should adopt regulatory sandboxes to determine how to best handle e-scooters, rather than ban them altogether.
February 25, 2019
In an op-ed for The Hill, Daniel Castro and Joshua New write that the administration’s executive order launching the “American AI Initiative” is a welcome step towards boosting U.S. competitiveness in AI, but it does not go far enough.
February 14, 2019
While many pundits claim monopoly is the scourge of the U.S. economy, Rob Atkinson writes that the airline industry demonstrates why this narrative is wrong.
February 7, 2019
The Washington trade and economics establishment has largely dismissed the threat Chinese innovation mercantilist practices pose to the U.S. economy, jobs and national security. The threat is serious, and China needs to be confronted, Rob Atkinson writes for the Washington Post.