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Regulation and the Data-Driven Boom

The FCC has a full plate: It is dealing a wide variety of regulatory policy decisions in the coming months, including net neutrality, IP transition,…

Immigration Conversation with Australian MP Andrew Leigh

This morning the PPI hosted a breakfast and conversation with special guest, Andrew Leigh. Leigh is an economist and Member of the Australian House of Representatives. He…

Giving up on economic growth?

Growth should be at the centre of the social democratic agenda. Raising levels of economic security and equality are important goals, but it’s economic growth…

Book review: Reclaiming America’s fiscal freedom

There’s a lull in Washington’s budget battles, but it won’t last. Inevitably, the fight will flare up again, because the nation’s spending and tax policies…

Senate’s Failure to Move Patent Reform Stifles Innovation

In this year of partisan gridlock, there have been precious few issues that enjoyed broad bi-partisan support. Patent troll reform has been one of them…

A Politically and Technically Feasible Approach for Handling Regulatory Accumulation

Regulatory accumulation threatens the pace of innovation and growth in America, yet previous attempts to address it have proven unsuccessful. That is why we propose…

The Case for Pro-growth Progressivism

The many unanticipated events seen over the past 20 years should leave us with some humility about our ability to identify coming political and economic…

PPI Abroad: “Digital Trade Study Group” Recap

Last week (April 22-25), PPI returned to Europe for an intensive round of high-level meetings and one big public event in three capitals, Paris, Brussels…

FCC’s Wheeler Plays Hand Courts Dealt Him

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s determination that he can allow Internet Service Providers to offer differentiated service options to websites and content providers – an ability…

The Need to Support Business Investment

Here’s the situation: Fundamentally, investment is what drives productivity and growth. Unfortunately, more than six years after the Great Recession started, business investment is still…