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Dillon-Merrill named 2016 Distinguished Georgetown Investigator

Center Scholar Robin Dillon-Merrill (professor of operations and information management) has been named a 2016 Distinguished Georgetown Investigator by the Office of the Provost. The Distinguished... cites CBPP Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership event, quotes Pietra Rivoli: "Scholar Says TPP Economic Studies Not Conclusive, Ask Wrong Question"
Inside The U.S.'s Trade, World Trade Online published an article about the center's latest Georgetown on the Hill trade event, "The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Are the Critics Right?...
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Next Lunch Nuggets: "The pros and cons of the Trans-Pacific Partnership"
Panel at crowded TTP event March 30
Georgetown on the Hill: "The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Are the Critics Right?"

A capacity crowd filled a House Ways and Means Committee room in the Rayburn House Office building on March 30 at noon for discussion and Q+A on the pros and cons of the Trans-Pacific Partnership...

Larry Downes: "Say It Ain't So, Netflix (Oh But It Is): Still More 'Net Neutrality' Hypocrisy" (Forbes)
Downes discusses the recent revelation that Netflix has "secretly throttl[ed] traffic for its customers on Verizon and AT&T’s mobile networks, and has been doing so for the last five years....
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Ukhaneva contributes to MMTC white paper: "A Lifeline to High-Speed Internet Access: An Economic Analysis of Administration Costs and the Impact on Consumers"
Students attend first class in non-market strategy
Certificate in Nonmarket Strategy
The MBA Certificate Program in Nonmarket Strategy, which enrolled 43 first-year MBA...
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Mayo, Macher heading to Barcelona for next US-EU Dialogue, Business and Public Policy Forum

Center leaders John Mayo and Jeff Macher are heading to Barcelona, April 22-23,...

New Kovacs paper: "Business Broadband: Assessing the Case for Reregulation"

Data collection and comparative analysis provide the bedrock for informed decision making. In this vein, “...

Larry Downes: "The Rise And Fall Of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's Internet Empire" (Forbes)
Larry Downes looks at the eight major initiatives Chairman Wheeler has undertaken in advance of his increasingly direct agenda to fundamentally change the nature of Internet governance. It reviews...
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Swiss students visit CBPP; attend lectures, present papers, visit government offices, think tanks
Tinsley publishes "Gender Diversity on U.S. Corporate Boards: Are We Running in Place?" in the Industrial and Labor Relations Review
Jensen discusses trade in services at WITA TTP series

On March 9th senior policy scholar Brad Jensen participated in the Washington International Trade Association's "TTP Series: Services" event. Jensen was on a panel with Christine Bliss, Coalition...

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Mayo discusses "Rail Regulation for Improved Performance" at the World Bank’s Transportation and ICT Forum

On March 8, 2016 Professor John Mayo spoke to the The World Bank’s Transportation and ICT Forum. His talk was part of an invited panel discussion on “Rail Regulation for Improved Performance.” The...

Larry Downes: "Four Reasons Today's Disruptive Innovations Are Better And Cheaper, And What To Do About It" (Forbes)
In this article, Downes begins by discussing the advantages of start-ups: "Start-ups, unencumbered by the costs of amortizing investments in older technologies, physical supply chains, and...
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Kovacs participates in Digital Policy Institute webinar "Special Access: What's Best for Business and the Public"