Cloud computing is essential for innovation and competitiveness, but France is lagging behind in its cloud adoption. To catch up, it would be more efficient and effective for France to protect consumers and promote competition with industry-led guidelines instead of rigid and onerous regulations such as the proposed Digital Markets Act.
Books & Edited Volumes
November 16, 2021
October 7, 2021
Most analysis of China’s mercantilist economic and trade practices has focused on its impacts on production and jobs in affected countries. But the aperture needs to be widened to consider the effect on innovation outside of China.
September 29, 2021
Countries that value a rules-based global digital economy need to come together to enact new global data-management rules.
April 30, 2021
The new approach advocated by the European Commission for competition enforcement towards digital markets illustrates a preference for precaution.
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.