Second Annual Spectrum Summit
Digital Economy: The Evolution of Regulation, Competition, and Innovation
As economic activity has increasingly moved from traditional telephony to the more robust platforms of wireless and wireline broadband communications, the potential exists for substantial improvements in the economic lives of both citizens and businesses. This transition has also given rise to numerous policy issues regarding how to foster innovation and added economic welfare in this vital sector.
Our work offers a foundation of academic research and bold new thinking on critical issues at the intersection of technology innovation and regulation. The Evolution of Regulation and Innovation Project explores the relationship between regulation in this sector and innovation with attention to policy changes and how they affect economic outcomes both for consumers and the larger economy.
Harvard Business Review published a new article based on Center Scholar Tim DeStefano’s paper examining the effects of AI on business decision-makers.
New research by Center Scholar Tim DeStefano looked at the extent to which the employees of a fashion retailer followed the stocking recommendations of two algorithms: one whose workings were easy to understand and one that was indecipherable.…
The Center for Business and Public Policy Provides Comments to the FTC on Cloud Computing
The Center’s comments below are meant to provide important information on the demand-side evolution on the usage of cloud-based services.…
Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Policy
How will AI and Big Data disrupt economies? How are these technologies diffusing around the world? How are firms using AI and big data analytics, and how does this impact productivity? Are current policies appropriate for these next generation technologies? This workshop will present insights on these areas and more, featuring experts from academia, policy and industry.…
- Does Google Search Increasingly Harm Consumers? The Evidence isn’t as Obvious as Portrayed Economic Policy Vignette November 2020 John W. Mayo
- U.S. broadband networks rise to the challenge of surging traffic during the pandemic June 2020 Anna-Maria Kovacs
- Will Ideology Block Opportunity? Regulatory Reform in the Infrastructure Industries (new window) May 2018 John W. Mayo