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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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USA Today: Old rules make Internet more expensive

If the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) votes to “reclassify” the Internet as a public utility, U.S. consumers will have to dig deeper into their pockets…

The Hill: Shooting yourself in the foot

What’s gotten into our European friends? Beset by slow growth, tensions over immigration and a rising fever of anti-Euro populism, some leaders are trying to…

WSJ: Obama’s New Web Tax

The Wall Street Journal editorialized PPI’s recent policy brief by Hal Singer and Bob Litan, Outdated Regulations Will Make Consumers Pay More for Broadband. Now…

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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…

Oregon Grapples with Broadband Regulation

The FCC’s “Open Internet” order was just released today. Plenty of people are hashing it over, including PPI (see statement here). However, what’s less appreciated is…

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Upcoming Events
Past Events
Oct
6
Sizing Up the Digital Economy
The George Washington University, The Commons: 6th floor, Washington District of Columbia
Oct
2
Singer to Speak at FCC event
The FCC Commission Meeting Room, Washington District of Columbia
May
22
Mandel to speak at Globalization Goes Digital Event
New America Foundation, Washington, DC
Nov
20
Does Platform Competition Render Common Carriage Irrelevant in an IP world?
Hotel Monaco, The Paris Ballroom, Washington DC
Jul
29
Capitol Hill Briefing: A New Broadband Policy for Progressives
Russell Senate Office Building Room 253, Washington DC
Jul
18
Shaping the Digital Age-A Progressive Broadband Agenda
Rayburn House Office Building B-340, Washington DC
May
16
Data-Driven Productivity and Trade: Unlocking New Drivers of Growth
Résidence Palace, International Press Centre, Brussels
May
2
Manufacturing in the Age of the App Economy
The Mayflower Hotel, Washington
May
1
The Economic Implications of the Wireless Boom
National Press Club, Washington DC