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The California Tech/Info Boom: How It Is Spreading Across the State

Here’s an astounding fact. Since the recovery started in 2009, California businesses have created 1.5 million new private sector jobs. That puts California number one…

Three Ways The FCC’s Open Internet Order Will Harm Innovation

The Federal Communication Commission’s 2015 Open Internet order threatens innovation in three distinct ways. First, by barring paid priority arrangements, the order undermines innovation in…

The Blame Game: Multinational Taxation in an Era of Knowledge

U.S.-based companies such as Google, McDonalds, Starbucks, Apple, and Mi-crosoft are being attacked by European politicians for not paying their fair share of taxes. For…

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Forbes: Does The Tumble In Broadband Investment Spell Doom For The FCC’s Open Internet Order?

They said it wouldn’t happen. They offered assurances from three Wall Street analysts, who insisted that Internet service providers (ISPs) would continue to invest at…

Forbes: Don’t Tax Broadband In Order To Subsidize It

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently proposed amending its low-income “Lifeline” program—which provides a $9.25 per month credit for consumers of voice services—to permit recipients…

WSJ: Beyond the Internet, Innovation Struggles

PPI Chief Economic Strategist Michael Mandel’s recent work on measuring innovation was featured in the Wall Street Journal: In a new study, Michael Mandel of…

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What New Data Says about Debt-Free College

New data shows that young people who don’t fit within the current college system are facing great hardship in today’s workforce. This sheds valuable insight…

Mandel: Eliminating an Obsolete Regulation at the FCC (Updated)

Update (6/11/15): PPI applauds the FCC’s adoption of the “effective competition” order on June 2 (explained below). This order acknowledges the reality that on most cable systems,…

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…

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Jul
14
California's Statewide Tech Job Boom
California State Capitol Building, Sacramento California
Jun
17
The Tech Jobs Boom and Diversity: A Good News, Bad News Story
Progressive Policy Institute Conference Center, Washington DC
Jun
9
The BEPS Effect: How New International Tax Rules Will Kill U.S. Jobs
Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 215, Washington DC
Mar
2
Innovation in a Rules-Bound World: How Regulatory Improvement Can Spur Growth
The Reserve Officer Association Building, Washington DC
Nov
20
The Great Net Neutrality Debate: Should the FCC Ban Paid Prioritization?
2322 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC
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