Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

November 1, 2021
If high-speed mobile broadband drives productivity in normal years, then the economic benefits of increasing speeds should be even more pronounced in today’s labor market where so many jobs and services have transitioned to some level of remote work.
October 29, 2021
There is something even more important in French economic policy than anti-American techlash: a national industrial policy dedicated to nurturing “national champions” of EU tech policy.
October 29, 2021
Technological innovation is essential for fighting climate change, but the global clean energy innovation system is not healthy enough to drive it as quickly as it is needed.
October 27, 2021
Freight trains could be the next best thing in transportation given the truck driver shortages and efforts to cut carbon emissions.
October 26, 2021
A close look at an FTC staff report on the privacy practices of six major U.S. ISPs shows not only that the FTC has misrepresented the online risks consumers face from ISPs, but that the FTC has a fundamental and unjustified bias against online data collection and targeted advertising.
October 25, 2021
it’s time to stop listening to neoclassical economists when it comes to industrial policy.
October 25, 2021
Automation and process innovations are associated with the highest and most significant reductions in job insecurity among workers, whereas product innovations are far less relevant.
October 22, 2021
Let’s stop arguing that something is good because it creates jobs and bad because it destroys some jobs. What matters is the output.
October 21, 2021
The impulse to compare Big Tech to big government is hard to resist. Many see tech companies as the new Leviathans.
October 21, 2021
Claiming that measures like free child care will help the United States compete with massive Chinese government investments in quantum computing and artificial intelligence is a stretch at best.