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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…

Indonesia: Road to the App Economy

Indonesia’s growth rate has been slowing in recent years. In the second quarter, GDP grew 4.7% over the same quarter of the previous year, the…

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…

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Washington Monthly: For More and Better Choices in Wireless Broadband, Government Should Give Up More Spectrum

“Buy land,” Will Rogers is famous for having said, “They’re not making any more of it.” But the same constraint applies to a similar resource…

Press Release: PPI Unveils Report Measuring Indonesia’s App Economy at Public Forum in Jakarta

Report estimates 22,000 App jobs in Indonesia JAKARTA—The Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) today released a new policy report at a public forum in Jakarta, which…

Wall Street Journal: Broadband Investment is Falling

PPI Senior Fellow Hal Singer’s analysis on the impact of the FCC’s net neutrality ruling was cited in the Wall Street Journal: Before Obamanet went…

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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,…

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…

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The Tech Jobs Boom and Diversity: A Good News, Bad News Story
Progressive Policy Institute Conference Center, Washington DC
The Great Net Neutrality Debate: Should the FCC Ban Paid Prioritization?
2322 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC
Carew and Singer to speak on Net Neutrality Panel
Rayburn House Office Building B-369, Washington DC
Singer to Speak at FCC event
The FCC Commission Meeting Room, Washington District of Columbia
Mandel to Speak at National Urban League Event
121 Cannon House Office Building, Washington DC
New Principles for a Progressive Broadband Policy
The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, Chinese Ballroom, Washington DC
The Open Internet: Where Do We Go From Here?
Sofitel Hotel Paris Ballroom, Washington, DC