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Larry Downes: "Why treating the Internet as a public utility is bad for consumers" (Washington Post)
Open Internet advocates celebrated long and loud in June when a federal court upheld the Federal Communications Commission’s “net neutrality” rules that prohibit broadband-access providers from...
Railroad Economics at the Western Economic Association International Annual Meeting

On July 1, 2016, Professor John Mayo chaired a session on railroad economics for the Transportation and Public Utilities Group at the 91st Annual Conference of the...

Robert Hahn releases new policy paper: “The Impact of Behavioral Science Experiments on Energy Policy”
John Mayo quoted in Variety article: "Net Neutrality: What’s Next for FCC’s Open Internet Rules"
John Mayo was quoted in a Variety article published on June 17, 2016, "Net Neutrality: What's Next for FCC's Open Internet Rules."
Anna-Maria Kovacs: "D.C. Circuit's net neutrality ruling poses danger to edge providers" (FierceTelecom)
Senior Policy Scholar Anna-Maria Kovacs responds to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upholding the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Open Internet Order and the threat this...
Mayo issues Economic Policy Vignette: "Regulation and Investment: Sk(r)ewing the Future for 21st Century Telecommunications?"

John Mayo, professor of economics, business, and public policy in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and executive director of the Georgetown...

Second Annual Research Colloquium on the Economics and Regulation of the Freight Rail Industry

The Staggers Rail Act of 1980 largely but not completely deregulated the U.S. freight rail industry. More than thirty years of hindsight affords a rich opportunity for fresh economic analysis of...

Marcia Mintz and Catherine Tinsley: "Celebrating Fathers" (Huffington Post)
Senior Policy Scholar Catherine Tinsley, with CBPP Managing Director Marcia Mintz, published a Huffington Post blog on the potential for paid paternal leave to help break down gender stereotypes.
Delp and Mayo issue research paper: "The Evolution of 'Competition': Lessons for 21st Century Telecommunications Policy" and accompanying Economic Policy Vignette
Catherine Tinsley: "On the Money!" (Huffington Post)
Senior Policy Scholar Catherine Tinsley published a Huffington Post blog on the U.S. Treasury Department's recent decision to replace Andrew Jackson with Harriett Tubman on the front of the $20...
Debaters in Gaston Hall at the Power Shift Forum
The Power Shift Forum for Women in the World Economy

The Power Shift Forum for Women in the World Economy is an annual symposium on women as economic actors in the global marketplace led by the Saïd...

Cathy Tinsley and Nancy Pelosi in Rome
When women succeed, America succeeds

Center Scholar Catherine Tinsley (professor of management and faculty director of the Georgetown University Women's Leadership Institute) was joined by the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House...

Larry Downes
Downes releases new policy paper: "Unlocking Pandora’s Set-Top Box: The FCC Flirts with Disaster, Again"
“Unlocking Pandora’s Set-Top Box:  The FCC Flirts with Disaster, Again,” by...
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"