Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

August 21, 2019
While these two companies were right to finally cut ties with the notorious “cesspool of hate” after mounting public pressure, they should also be cutting their ties to other bad actors on the Internet, including those that engage in online piracy.
August 19, 2019
When skilled migrants come to a new country, they bring both expertise in their fields and connections to experts in their home countries, increasing the likelihood that they will produce new inventions in the fields in which their home countries excel. New research has provided the broadest estimation of this effect, examining immigration between 135 countries and patents in 651 technological categories from 1990 to 2010.
August 16, 2019
In an op-ed for The Hill, Joe Kennedy explains why arguments used to justify Digital Services Taxes are dubious at best.
August 16, 2019
In an op-ed for InsideSources, Daniel Castro writes that companies responsible for data breaches should be required to offer consumers their choice of a menu of security-enhancing products and services.
August 13, 2019
As Rob Atkinson writes for National Interest, the Trump administration should work toward market-based decoupling that effectively loosens China’s grip on global production.
August 12, 2019
Patents are a key measure of innovation, but there is wide variation in the market value of a given innovation. A new study identifies one source of that variation by examining the relationship between whether a patent cited scientific articles in its application and the patent’s subsequent value.
August 12, 2019
The United States is continuing to drift in the wrong direction when it comes to federal funding for research and development (R&D).
August 9, 2019
Successful negotiations between two parties—whether between spouses, companies, or in the case of the trade war with China, countries—depend on each side having an honest assessment of their part in the conflict.
August 9, 2019
Equifax recently announced a multi-million dollar settlement for a 2017 breach that affected 143 million Americans. At first glance, this might seem like justice for the little guy. But a closer look shows that the ones who stand to get the biggest payoff are the well-heeled lawyers who crafted the deal.
August 7, 2019
Daniel Castro writes for Euronews, Europe will be left behind in AI if it focuses on ethics rather than developing the best technology.

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