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THE EVOLUTION OF INNOVATION, COMPETITION, AND REGULATION


The Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy is an academic research center within the McDonough School of Business. For the last 20 years, we have engaged with scholars, industry practitioners, and policymakers in inquiry and dialogue and to disseminate knowledge on issues at the nexus of business and public policy. Across diverse industries and economic sectors, we investigate the evolution of innovation, competition, and regulation. We conduct empirical economic analysis, keep abreast of relevant issues, and inform policies that promote economic welfare.

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Events and Outreach

Each year the center convenes conferences, seminars, and panel discussions to foster collaboration and dialogue among prominent academics, industry leaders, and policymakers both at Georgetown and across Washington, D.C.

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Thought Leadership

Our commitment to high-quality economic analysis and emphasis on competition, regulation, and innovation unite our major areas of focus: digital economy, international trade, infrastructure, antitrust, healthcare markets, and the future of work. 

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Student Learning

The center offers unparalleled opportunities for student learning and engagement at the intersection of business, economics, and public policy in Washington, D.C., including the MBA Certificate in Nonmarket Strategy.

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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 17th 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Little Nuggets of Tech & Telecom
Featuring Alex Besen, Founder & CEO of the Besen Group
Register: Zoom Webinar

Tuesday, April 23rd 12:30pm to 1:30pm
MBA Lunch and Learn
Sarah Bana, Chapman University will present
“The Digitization of Job Search and Hiring: Exploring the Impact and Implications of Technology in Job Markets”
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Register: HoyaConnect

Recent Events

Get summaries of our events or watch on YouTube.

MBA Lunch and Learn
Brandon Karpf, Vice President N2K Networks
Cybersecurity First Principles for Business Professionals

Little Nuggets of Tech & Telecom
New Spectrum Policies with Umair Javed, CTIA’s Vice President of Spectrum

MBA Lunch and Learn
Nawar Shara from MedStar Health Research Institute
“Artificial Intelligence: The Game-Changer in Healthcare Economics”

Little Nuggets of Tech & Telecom
Beltway Policy Priorities with Roger Entner

MBA Lunch and Learn
Lauren Barkume, Aid to Artisans presented
“How Aid to Artisans Connects Global Makers To Markets”

MBA Lunch and Learn
Professor Austin Hart, Amercan University presented
Can voters hold governments accountable for past performance?

Little Nuggets of Tech & Telecom
2024 Kickoff with Principal of LaPerch Consulting, Bill LaPerch

Little Nuggets of Tech & Telecom
Year in review and a preview of 2024 with Former FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly

MBA Lunch & Learn
Lane Windham, Ph.D. “The state of strikes in the US post-pandemic”

MBA Lunch & Learn
Robert Shapiro, Chairmen of Sonecon, LLC “The economic underpinnings and policy challenges for autonomous vehicles”

MBA Lunch & Learn
David Michaels, Financial Reporter at The Wall Street Journal presented “The expansion of civil and criminal law enforcement and the stakes for Wall Street and big business.”

Second Annual Spectrum Summit
Full event video on YouTube.

Little Nuggets of Tech & Telecom
A Mid-year-round Up and Preview into Q4

Georgetown on the Hill
The Draft Merger Guidelines: First Impressions and Comments

Little Nuggets of Tech & Telecom:
A Summer of Spectrum with Dr. Paroma Sanyal

Little Nuggets of Tech & Telecom
Looking into the world of wireless with James Eisenstein, former Chairman & CEO of Grupo TorreSur

Georgetown on the Hill
Assessing the Portfolio of Strategies to Address Climate Change: Legislative, Legal, Regulatory, and Diplomatic

Academic Conference
AI , Big Data and Policy

Academic Conference
Strategy and The Business Environment Conference

MBA Lunch & Learn
Evan Starr, Professor at University of Maryland presented “Whither the Fine Print? A Primer on the Economics of Noncompetes and Other Restrictive Covenants”

MBA Lunch & Learn
Jin Paik, Senior Director, Lab Operations at the Digital, Data, & Design (D^3) Institute at Harvard: “Open Talent: Leveraging the Global Workforce to Solve Your Biggest Challenges”

Little Nuggets of Tech & Telecom
Featuring former FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly

Little Nuggets of Tech & Telecom
All Things Mobile with Doug Brake of CTIA

MBA Lunch & Learn
Frank Macchiarola from American Petroleum Institute presented War in Ukraine; Geopolitical Impacts on Oil and Gas and Future Policy Outlook

Little Nuggets of Tech & Telecom
Getting Perspectives on the Communications Sector

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