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Unleashing Innovation and Growth: A Progressive Alternative to Populism

As Americans choose a new president in 2016, populist anger dominates the campaign. To hear Donald Trump or Senator Bernie Sanders tell it, America is…

Long-term U.S. Productivity Growth and Mobile Broadband: The Road Ahead

The next generation of wireless is on the horizon.1 While the standards for 5G are not yet finalized, it’s clear that when 5G does arrive,…

U.S. Investment Heroes of 2015: Why Innovation Drives Investment

Back in 2012, the Progressive Policy Institute identified the shortfall in business capital spending— or the “investment drought”, we termed it—as one of the major…

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Press Release: PPI Unveils New Blueprint for Shared Prosperity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2016 Contact: Cody Tucker, 202-775-0106 or ctucker@ppionline.org A Progressive Alternative to Populism PPI Unveils New Blueprint for Shared Prosperity WASHINGTON—The…

Washington Post: The new Democratic Party proposal to rival Bernie Sanders’ socialism

Simplicity is one of Bernie Sanders’ great strengths: Corporations and the rich have rigged the economy. His solutions sound simple, even when the plans behind…

PRESS RELEASE: New PPI Report Links Future U.S. Productivity to Mobile Broadband Availability

Study finds that Next-Generation Wireless Networks Could Add Nearly $3 Trillion to U.S. GDP by 2030; Increase Economic Output by 11 Percent WASHINGTON—A new policy…

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PRESS RELEASE — PPI President: Law Enforcement Has Not Met Burden of Proof on Encryption

WASHINGTON—PPI President Will Marshall today released the following statement after a U.S. federal magistrate ordered Apple to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation unlock the…

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,…

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,…

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