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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...
Swiss students attending class at the McDonough School of Business
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"
Downes in Forbes Tech: "For Outmoded Set-Top Boxes, The FCC Doubles Down On Failure"
Larry Downes finds the latest FCC decision to create "new, mandatory technical standard[s] that will open up rapidly-disappearing set-top boxes to even more third party providers" deeply...
Center for Business and Public Policy Commemorates 1996 Telecommunications Act

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 1996 Telecommunications Act, the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy hosted an informal discussion looking back and looking forward. ...

Downes: "The Business Implications of the EU-U.S. 'Privacy Shield'" (HBR)
Larry Downes examines the newly agreed upon “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield,” arguing it is "unclear, however, if ... [it] ... will pass muster with EU authorities," since it "will likely do...
Tinsley Travels to Davos for World Economic Forum Meeting

Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy senior policy scholar and McDonough School of Business professor Catherine Tinsley attended the 46th Annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos,...

Downes in Forbes: "In Wildly Overbroad New Investigation, California Telephone Regulators Gasp For Relevance"
Larry Downes examines the California Public Utility Commission's decision to investigate how competitive the analog phone line market is, arguing the massive data collection involved in the...
Wallsten: "For broadband 'zero rating,' it doesn't have to be all or nothing" (The Hill)
Senior Policy Scholar Scott Wallsten argues "some groups contend that programs like Facebook's Free Basics violate net neutrality by treating content differently based on whether the site...
Kovacs' presentation at Emerging Issues Policy Forum submitted to FCC record

Visiting senior policy scholar Anna-Maria Kovacs presented research at the Emerging Issues Policy Forum (EIPF): Digital Pathway...

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