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September 6, 2023

The Future of Work in Federal Government Requires Telework

Though not without its challenges, telework improves employee morale and aligns with worker preference, supports adaptability in service delivery, contributes to productivity, and helps recruit and retain critical talent.

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

Algorithmic Antitrust

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.

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