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London Shines in Tech/Info Employment; The Rest of the UK Struggles

Approximately one year ago, I undertook a study of the London tech/info economy, together with Dr. Jonathan Liebenau of the London School of Economics. In…

Copyright in the Digital Age: Key Economic Issues

The bounds of traditional copyright are being stretched and broken by technological change. The ease of digital copying, combined with new forms of creativity and…

Taxing Intangibles: The Law of Unintended Consequences

Can efforts to put new and stricter tax rules on tech and other knowledge companies actually backfire and hurt global growth? There’s a sense of…

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The Hill: Pelosi’s choice: Obama or left?

Ed Gerwin, PPI Senior Fellow for Trade and Global Opportunity, was quoted in the The Hill on how Nancy Pelosi is confronting a conundrum on trade as she…

The Hill: How the Obama trade agenda can advance progressive goals

In the last month, protesters have camped out in the Washington office of Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and have even flown a 30-foot blimp over…

CNN: Why liberals should get behind marriage

The collapse of marriage in our poorest communities — and its tragic impact — is a familiar story. But increasingly, marriage is becoming a marker…

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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:…

Jobs and Millennials: How are They Faring?

Economists everywhere are scrambling to determine how today’s weak jobs report impacts the strong recovery story of 3.2 million jobs created over the last year….

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Past Events
Jan
29
Weinstein to speak at The Atlantic Live event on US Tax System
The Newseum Knight Conference Center, Washington DC
Oct
6
Sizing Up the Digital Economy
The George Washington University, The Commons: 6th floor, Washington District of Columbia
Jul
3
Mandel to speak at The Internet of Everything Summit in Rome
Roma Eventi-Fontana di Trevi Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Piazza della Pilotta, 4
Jun
18
Reforming the Tax Code: A Transatlantic Perspective
Senate Finance Committee Hearing Room – SD215, Washington DC
May
22
Mandel to speak at Globalization Goes Digital Event
New America Foundation, Washington, DC
May
14
Carew to Speak at America's Infrastructure Opportunity: Bridging the Financing Gap Event
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Room HVC-201, Washington DC
Mar
11
Investing in Jobs and Infrastructure: Twin Keys for Metro Growth
Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington DC
Feb
28
Measuring the Effects of Globalization
The Sphinx Club at Franklin Square, Washington DC