U.S. businesses and universities developed 75 percent of all global patents in artificial intelligence from 2000 to 2016, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
Innovation Files Blog
October 10, 2017
Fact of the Week: The United States Developed 75 Percent of all Artificial Intelligence Patents From 2000 to 2016
October 6, 2017
I Object, Your Honor: Pew Is Leading the Witness (and Confirming Its Own Bias) in Its Survey on Automation and Jobs
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
Fact of the Week: Reducing Tariffs Accounted for Fourth-Fifths of China’s Manufacturing Productivity Growth in the 6 Years Following its Accession to the WTO
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.
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
Fact of the Week: Startups That are Successful in Their First Patent Applications go on to Develop 42 Percent More Subsequent Patents Than Startups That are Rejected
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.
September 22, 2017
Almost one year ago, the U.S.
September 19, 2017
Rob Atkinson spoke about opportunities and challenges associated with artificial intelligence on March 23, 2017 at a conference hosted in Brussels by Bruegel, a European economic think tank specializing in economics.
September 18, 2017
Fact of the Week: When French Fishing Boats Adopted an Innovative New Design for Nets, the Quality of Their Catches Increased by 29 Percent and Prices for Consumers Dropped by 23 Percent
When French fishing boats adopted a new fishing net design, it improved the quality of fish harvest by 29 percent and decreased fish prices by 23 percent.