CBPP hosts forum on NAFTA renegotiation status

On November 8, 2017, the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy convened a panel discussion of the status of the current North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations and the...

Downes comments on AT&T-Time Warner merger in Variety feature

Larry Downes responds to the potential merger of AT&T and Time Warner  in a Variety feature article by Ted Johnson, ...

Center executive director John Mayo presents at Mexican Federal Economic Competition Commission

October 31, 2017 - Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy executive director John Mayo gave the keynote address at the...

Anna-Maria Kovacs speaks at American Consumer Institute event on Capitol Hill

On October 31, 2017, Anna-Maria Kovacs was on a panel of experts on Capitol Hill to discuss Encouraging...

Larry Downes: "Will modern Luddites smash tech’s future?" (Washington Post)

It’s become hip lately to bash the tech industry, and especially those of us who work in Silicon Valley. Current technologies, including social media and news sites, as well as emerging...

Carol Corrado's publication wins Indigo Prize for designing a new indicator to measure GDP

Senior policy scholar Carol Corrado and her co-authors have won the Indigo Prize for their...

CBPP hosts forum on Massive Broadband Network Densification: Unleashing the Opportunities of 5G

The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy (CBPP) hosted the fifth annual spectrum technology and policy forum in partnership with the...

Larry Downes: "A Legislative Solution For Net Neutrality May Be Close" (Forbes)

In May, at a Senate Committee hearing on broadband infrastructure at which Larry ...

Larry Downes comments about the implications of a potential merger between Sprint and T-Mobile in Bloomberg BNA feature

In a feature Bloomberg BNA about the possibility of Sprint Corp. merging with T-Mobil US Inc., Larry Downes...

Robert Shapiro comments about U.S. treasury secretary's fears of "tax cuts or market will dive" in CNN Money feature

Money.cnn.com featured CBPP senior policy scholar Robert Shapiro's reaction to U.S. treasury secretary Mnuchin's address to Congress. Mnuchin stated that...

Robert Shapiro critiques the Council of Economic Advisers' tax cut estimates in NY Times feature

CBPP Senior Policy Scholar Robert Shapiro responded to Mr. Trump's Council of Economic Advisers' estimate of average household income savings due to corporate tax cuts. Shapiro is cited in...

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...

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