Blogs & Op-eds

October 6, 2017
The Pew Center for Internet & Society recently polled Americans on artificial intelligence, robotics, and the future of jobs. The study finds—wait for it—that people are worried about automation.
October 6, 2017
The overwhelming evidence shows that in most cases opt out rules for data collection and sharing are better for innovation and productivity while still protecting privacy.
October 2, 2017
Not only do data scientists command top salaries—Glassdoor reports that the national average salary for the position is $121,000—but states with high numbers of data scientists employed in local industries are also well-positioned to be more competitive in these sectors writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
October 2, 2017
After China acceded to the WTO, the trade-creation impact accounted for four-fifths of its manufacturing productivity growth in the next six years, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
October 2, 2017
There is an increasing belief across the political spectrum that U.S. companies have become too big and powerful. But to the extent firms are big, most bring real value to the economy, including both workers and consumers.
September 28, 2017
Over the past few months, the U.S. government has taken multiple steps to limit federal agencies from using information security products, solutions, and services from the Moscow-based security company Kaspersky Lab over concerns that it has unethical ties to the Russian government.
September 28, 2017
India's transport minister Nitin Gadkari recently announced his opposition to driverless vehicles in the country, saying he would "not allow any technology that takes away jobs." This kind of rhetoric may make for good politics, but it's terrible economics and awful for the future of Indian workers who need the country to continually modernize.
September 28, 2017
Republican leaders unveiled a new framework this week for fixing America’s broken tax code.
September 26, 2017
The European Commission is set to release a report this week on corporate tax reform.
September 25, 2017
When a startup receives a patent, it hires an average of 16 more workers and generates $10.6 million more sales over the next five years, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.

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