The new approach advocated by the European Commission for competition enforcement towards digital markets illustrates a preference for precaution.
Books & Edited Volumes
December 21, 2020
The growing role of AI in trade and the long-term implications of divergent regulatory frameworks will likely affect economic productivity and innovation.
November 10, 2020
The Antitrust “Challenge” of Digital Platforms: How a Fixation on Size Threatens Productivity and Innovation
A careful review of both the individual markets and the general issues reveals that the challenges big tech companies pose, while slightly different from previous markets, are not entirely new. Moreover, in most cases legitimate competition policy issues, especially those related to structure, are limited and can be effectively addressed within the confines of existing antitrust law and jurisprudence.
September 24, 2020
There is both excitement and trepidation about the so-called “Fourth Industrial Revolution” and its ability to power growth around the world—and one critical question is how its impacts may differ in developed and developing economies.
October 18, 2019
In essay for a compilation published by the Center for Strategic & International Studies, Nigel Cory explained that the United States and China have fundamentally different approaches to governance of the digital economy.
July 22, 2019
An APEC report—produced with extensive research contributions from ITIF—on how firms use data and the impact of data-related laws and regulations.
April 15, 2019
Seven case studies showcase how IP rights are enabling innovators in Latin America to help solve some of the greatest global health challenges.
April 24, 2018
Twenty-five case studies underscore how innovators in developing countries—often enabled by robust IP rights—are achieving advances in life sciences and healthcare that benefit people around the world.
April 6, 2018
This provocative new book now available from The MIT Press shows small businesses are not the drivers of our prosperity. Big firms are better for job creation, productivity, innovation, and most other economic benefits. Governments should stop tipping the scales toward small and adopt “size neutral” policies that encourage companies of all sizes to grow.
December 6, 2016
ITIF summarized the state of U.S. digital education as part of the European Commission’s eSkills for Jobs 2016 campaign.