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By / 9.24.2014

Yesterday’s airstrikes on Islamic State and other terrorist targets in Syria yield five important lessons about America’s long war against Islamist extremism: First, Syria has become a haven for jihadist terrorism. The United States and its allies struck the IS headquarters in Raqqa and other targets along its supply lines into Iraq. U.S. forces also […]

The Progressive Policy Instiute hosted an event with The Lisbon Council last Friday aimed at finding ways to grow the transatlantic digital economy. With both sides of the Atlantic, particularly Europe, facing a slow economic recovery and even the prospect of secular stagnation, a thriving digital economy and transatlantic trade can spur much-needed growth and […]

WASHINGTON—Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) President Will Marshall today joined Representatives Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.), Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) and a bipartisan group of House members to unveil major regulatory reform legislation based on a proposal by PPI to tackle regulatory accumulation, the harmful layering of new federal rules atop old rules year after year. The Regulatory Improvement […]

By / 5.2.2014

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 and Berlin. It was the third PPI project in Europe in the last 18 months, a sign of our commitment to increasing awareness about the rise of the data-driven economy […]

On Wednesday, we honored Larry Irving, Ambassador Bill Kennard, Ambassador Karen Kornbluh, Ira Magaziner, and Michael Powell as digital policy pioneers at our event “Enabling the Internet: A Conversation with America’s Digital Policy Pioneers.” Each of these individuals made important contributions to that led to the exponential growth and the Internet’s rapid emergence as a […]

By / 7.8.2013

In honor of the 5th anniversary of Apple’s App Store, I decided to update my estimates of the number of App Economy jobs. Following the same methodology described in my October 2012 study The Geography of the App Economy (with Judy Scherer),  I find that there are currently 752,000 App Economy jobs in the United States, all created […]