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The Best Path Forward on Net Neutrality

Net neutrality—the notion that all Internet traffic, regardless of its source or type, must be treated the same by Internet Service Providers (ISPs)—is back on…

Where are the Big Data Jobs?

The recent White House report on big data has garnered a great deal of public attention, both for its strong support for big data as…

The PPI Tech/Info Job Ranking

The last few years have been tough for many cities and localities. Most places have not yet fully recovered from the financial collapse, either in…

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Press Release: PPI Releases Policy Memo Revealing FDA Regulations Struggling to Keep Up With the Digital Age

WASHINGTON—The amount of regulation on the pharmaceutical industry has increased 40 percent since 2000, according to a policy memo released today by the Progressive Policy…

Wireless Competition Under the Senate’s Microscope

Today the Senate will convene a distinguished panel of experts to discuss the state of wireless competition in America. Although it is trendy among the…

Policy Brief Cited by San Diego Union-Tribune

Writing for San Diego Union Tribune, Mike Freeman cites PPI chief economist Michael Mandel’s policy brief on the spread of technology and internet jobs in California: The Progressive Policy Institute…

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Regulation and the Data-Driven Boom

The FCC has a full plate: It is dealing a wide variety of regulatory policy decisions in the coming months, including net neutrality, IP transition,…

How to Lobotomize the Internet

At first glance, the recent decision by Europe’s top court to enforce the “right to forget” for personal information seems unconnected to economic growth.  After…

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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