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Private Sector Investment and Innovation Must Be Encouraged

PPI has consistently argued that in most cases, pro-investment and pro-innovation policies will give the best long-term results for raising the living standard of ordinary…

Has the FCC Chairman Solved the Net Neutrality Quagmire?

Up until the D.C. Circuit’s recent decision in Verizon v. FCC, extreme voices of the political spectrum dominated the “net neutrality” debate. The far left pressed…

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,…

America’s Digital Policy Pioneers

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…

Who are the U.S. Investment Heroes of 2013?

In our newest report, “U.S. Investment Heroes of 2013: The Companies Betting on America’s Future,” we highlight the top U.S. Investment Heroes of 2013, as…

Let Everyone Bid in the Spectrum Auction

In our new paper released today, we examine the economics and policies related to an upcoming spectrum auction by the Federal Communications Commission, illustrating that…

Telecom/Broadcasting Industry Leads in Investment Spending

While I was waiting for my plane at Heathrow on Sunday, I spent a bit of time looking through BEA statistics on investment spending by…

Five Key Objectives for a Progressive Broadband Policy

For many progressives, “getting the Internet right” means addressing what they see as undue market power in the provision of broadband and, even more so,…

The Google Way: How Washington Can Regulate Without Killing Growth

In the Atlantic, Michael Mandel explains how the Federal Trade Commission’s looming antitrust settlement with the search giant shows that regulators can do their job without…

Tech Investment Still Rising, Despite WSJ Story

This morning the WSJ ran a story entitled “Investment Falls Off a Cliff: U.S. Companies Cut Spending Plans Amid Fiscal and Economic Uncertainty.” The story argued that:…