CBPP hosts forum on Regulatory Reform in the Communications Sector

It is no secret that the country is divided. Citizens have increasingly retreated to, or have been drawn to, information streams that identify different profound problems facing the country and...

CBPP hosts policy forum on the United States - Korea Free Trade Agreement: Is it working for Americans or does it need revision?

On October 6, 2017, the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy (CBPP) hosted its latest Georgetown on the Hill ...

Shapiro releases new policy paper: "The Politics of Widening Income Inequality In the United States, 1977 to 2014"
Shapiro comments for Unherd.com investigative article about "Manufactured Promises in Middle America"

Unherd.com featured CBPP Senior Policy Scholar Robert Shapiro's comments regarding the need for creative solutions to improve digital and technological skills in areas of high...

Larry Downes: "How good is your broadband? The FCC needs to know" (Washington Post)

In today’s hyperpoliticized technology policy environment, even an annual report can cause controversy. When the FCC began collecting data last month for its yearly review of America’s broadband...

Anna-Maria Kovacs: "Big tech's massive expansion in video is a vote of confidence in the free internet" (The Hill)

Anna-Maria Kovacs shared an op-ed in The Hill citing that “advocates of regulation of broadband internet service providers (ISPs) under Title II of the Communications Act claim that this...

Tinsley and Ukhaneva issue research paper: "Choice of Majors: Are Women Really Different from Men?"

CBPP Senior Policy Scholar and Professor of Management Catherine Tinsley, CBPP Visiting Senior Policy Scholar Olga Ukhaneva, and Professor of Public Policy Adrianna Kugler recently issued a...

Shapiro comments about Trump's approach to the 2020 Census and why it "matters more than you think" in a News One feature

News One featured Robert Shapiro's comments on the upcoming 2020 US census and the implications of the country “without an accurate census, many states and cities will be denied the full...

Larry Downes: "Antitrust Is Back -- But The Media Industry Doesn't Need It" (Forbes)

After decades of relative obscurity, antitrust is back in the headlines. Late last week, for example, the Federal Trade Commission announced it would not block Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods...

Larry Downes: "Is Tesla Really a Disruptor? (And Why the Answer Matters)" (Harvard Business Review)

Downes co-authored an article in Harvard Business Review about the transformative trajectory of Tesla: "Tesla, Elon Musk’s automotive start-up, is having a very good year. In September,...

Anna-Maria Kovacs: "Outside Opinion: Wireless Competition Is Rampant" (Wireless Week)

All four of the national carriers have now reported their 2Q’17 results...the wireless industry is highly price competitive...it is also clear that T-Mobile, in particular, is gaining subscribers...

Jensen comments on "What went wrong with globalization?" in Marketplace feature

In a feature article about globalization, Professor Jensen was interviewed and shared comments, "We know who is going to lose their jobs from this [globalization]...And so we need to create...

Larry Downes: "One recipe at a time, YouTube’s ‘Binging With Babish’ is disrupting the content industry" (Washington Post)

What does a 15-layer taco mean for the future of video competition? Like the list of its ingredients, the answer is: pretty much everything. Last week, up-and-coming YouTube star Andrew Rea, who...

Downes comments on digital divide in FiveThirtyEight feature

FiveThirtyEight featured Larry Downes' comments on rural broadband coverage in the United States: "By virtue of excluding some, the internet’s value as a network of connection was...

CBPP hosts policy forum on the implications of trade remedies and international trade

Do trade remedies function to raise tariffs and create barriers, in part to reduce deficits and in part to gain leverage (which we otherwise have lost in World Trade Organization negotiations and...

Larry Downes: "Net Neutrality Or Continued Innovation? Can't We Have Both?" (Forbes)

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