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PPI Asia Trip Report
International engagement is integral to PPI’s mission of policy innovation, going back to the “third way” dialogues we helped to launch back in the 1990s….
Does the FCC’s Open Internet Order Survive a Cost-Benefit Test? These 13 Economists Don’t Think So.
Yesterday, a stellar constellation of regulatory economists—including three economists affiliated with the Progressive Policy Institute—submitted an amicus brief to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals,…
LeBron James and the Do-Something Democrats: Support for Democrats “In the Arena” on Trade
In this year’s NBA Finals, LeBron James cemented his reputation as one of the greatest basketball players of all time—becoming the first player in Finals…
Governor Markell for The Atlantic: Americans Need Jobs, Not Populism
In an op-ed for The Atlantic, Governor Jack Markell (D-Del.) argues that instead of raging against a “rigged” system, Democrats should work together with business to…
Don’t Ban Zero-Rating in India
Zero-rating – a practice where mobile operators provide select Internet content for free – is coming under heavy fire in India. Indeed the Indian government…
PPI Returns from 2015 Digital Trade Mission to Europe
Dear Friend, We’re just back from Europe, where last week PPI led a bipartisan delegation of Congressional staff on a four-day swing through three capitals:…
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…
China’s Data Fog
China recently released its January trade data, showing export growth of 10.6% and performing way above predictions – if you believe the numbers. Many don’t….
Protecting the Environment for Innovation: A Regulatory Improvement Commission
A Regulatory Improvement Commission would solve the issue of regulatory accumulation, the layering on year after year, of new rules atop old ones. The fundamental…
Senate Commerce Committe Testimony: Crafting a Successful Incentive Auction: Stakeholders’ Perspectives
“Crafting a Successful Incentive Auction: Stakeholders’ Perspectives” United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Testimony of Hal J. Singer,…