Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

June 30, 2021
Eric Lander—geneticist, mathematician, president and founding director of the Broad Institute— took the helm on June 2 as director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). He is the first biologist to serve as presidential science advisor and takes a seat in the cabinet. Inasmuch as the 21st century is on course to flower as the Age of Biology, this is a welcome, if overdue development.
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
The new legislation would not only undermine consumer privacy—individuals would have no option to opt-out of disclosing their information to restaurants—but it would also limit the viability of many of these food delivery services, ultimately resulting in higher costs and less convenience for consumers.
June 29, 2021
An integrated clean manufacturing strategy will pay dividends for both the economy and the global environment.
June 28, 2021
Robert D. Atkinson argues that like-minded democracies need to form a ‘NATO for Trade’ in response to China’s propensity to circumvent the spirit (and letter) of the WTO and target democratic countries with trade coercion.
June 28, 2021
Innovations in digital technology lead to innovations in business practices at large.
June 24, 2021
While privacy advocates may disagree with the choices many consumers make, that is not justification for overruling their decisions. As policymakers consider legislation to strengthen consumer privacy, they should go back to the basics of notice-and-choice.
June 23, 2021
The House legislation does a number of things, including reducing the unfair burdens on USPS to prepay its retirement obligations. But it also has several provisions that address the growing importance of package delivery to the USPS.
June 21, 2021
Latecomers to the global research industry, such as China, have especially high improvements in innovation quality from global collaboration, because well-developed research economies have the most valuable innovations to share.
June 17, 2021
Bill C-10 would classify streaming services, user-generated content sites, and similar services as “broadcasters,” providing the CRTC broad control over how these Internet-based services operate in Canada.