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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…

Tech Opportunity for Minorities and Women: A Good News, Bad News Story

Can tech jobs be a source of economic opportunity and upward mobility for an increasingly diverse American population? Yes—consider two key facts about the labor…

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…

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Wall Street Journal: Tech Employment: More Diverse Than You Think

PPI Chief Economic Strategist Michael Mandel and Economist Diana Carew’s new report, Tech Opportunity for Minorities and Women: A Good News, Bad News Story, was…

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…

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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…

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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