Books & Edited Volumes
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December 15, 2022
Corporate Views on U.S. International Tech Competition
Crafting and implementing well-funded U.S. government policies that advance U.S. international competitiveness, especially in technology-driven industries and in relationship to China, requires a modicum of corporate political support or, at minimum, limited opposition.
July 13, 2022
Digital France: Rise and Fall
Attempts to achieve grandeur lead French politicians to flirt with decadence—and to revive the Gaullist tradition of alleged neutrality between, on the one hand, the United States, and on the other hand its main rival—yesterday, the Soviet Union, and today, China.
March 14, 2022
Trade in Knowledge and Cross-Border Data Flows: A Look at Emerging Digital Regulatory Issues
The ever-growing gap between technological innovation and domestic and international policy frameworks shows many policymakers are struggling to adapt rules and norms to the digital economy, which detracts from its potential benefits.
March 1, 2022
Writing the Rules: Redefining Norms of Global Digital Governance
This chapter examines China’s increasingly assertive efforts to influence international data governance, especially cross-border data flows, and promote its concept of “cyber sovereignty,” while also analyzing its restrictive approach to domestic data governance as the basis for its international advocacy efforts.
January 29, 2022
Over the last few years, many algorithm-driven companies in the digital economy have been investigated, prosecuted and fined, mostly for allegedly unfair algorithm design. Legislative proposals aim at regulating the way algorithms shape competition. Consequently, a so-called “algorithmic antitrust” theory and practice have also emerged.
December 23, 2021
Two Meanings of Dynamic Competition
Conference paper in “The Meaning of Competition in the Digital Age,” edited by Victoria Hewson (London: IEA, December 2021).
December 13, 2021
Populism and the Economics of Antitrust
The new antitrust populism currently prevailing in competition matters epitomizes the characteristics of both the economic and political aspects of populism.
November 16, 2021
For a Free and Fair Competition in Cloud Computing
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.
October 7, 2021
China’s “Innovation Mercantilism” Reduces the Rate of Global Innovation
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
Cross-Border Data Policy: Opportunities and Challenges
Countries that value a rules-based global digital economy need to come together to enact new global data-management rules.