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July 26, 2021
While there are more advancements to be made, Kenya’s long-term innovation policies for improved digital access prove that digitalization is a force for sustainable economic growth among developing nations.
July 21, 2021
Four out of five Americans say prescription drug prices are unreasonably high, according to a recent KFF survey—and people across the political spectrum say pharma profits are a major contributing factor.
July 19, 2021
The observed spike and stable rise in new business applications is a strong indicator of a surge in new businesses and of the U.S. economy’s continuing recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
July 12, 2021
The U.S. economy has been in a productivity depression for more than a decade, suffering from a historically unprecedented slowdown in labor productivity growth.
July 12, 2021
Germany’s firm-level production findings are emblematic of ongoing transitions of advanced economies becoming driven by information rather than fixed capital.
July 8, 2021
A year after the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU’s) Schrems II decision to invalidate the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, U.S. and other foreign firms and trading partners face an uncertain and increasingly onerous legal environment. The transatlantic digital relationship is in a perilous position.
July 6, 2021
When it comes to technology and the economy, the U.S. is grappling with two contradictory goals: competing with China in advanced technology industries and ramping up antitrust enforcement against leading U.S. tech companies.
July 6, 2021
As patents become increasingly crowded, the level of IP protection they provide falls alongside the likelihood that firms can recoup investments in research, which reduces incentives for further scientific research.
July 1, 2021
The ability to verify online that some is who they say they are is critical for an increasingly digital world. While a federal solution would be ideal, state-issued digital licenses are a move in the right direction.
June 30, 2021
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, over half of state unemployment websites experienced significant outages as nearly 22 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits in the span of a few weeks.