Issues

Innovation and Economic Growth

Researchers today are trying to understand how information technology affects innovation, productivity, and economic growth while studying the impact of political and legal ground rules. Academics featured here are looking at the potential to create jobs and keep policymakers aware of emerging trends in technology.

TAP Blog

Privacy and Security in Health Tech: Improving Transparency About Practices

Congratulations to Daniel Solove for winning the U.S. Health and Human Services competition for the creation of a Model Privacy Notice. Professor Solove explains the winning tool he developed with his colleague R. Jason Cronk.

Daniel J. Solove

Fact Sheets

Health Information Technology

“Health Information Technology” or Health IT encompasses a wide range of hardware and software products used by patients, doctors, pharmacies, hospitals, insurers or other participants in the healthcare ecosystem to process and store data and communications related to health care.

Quote

Will There Be Any Jobs Left for Humans?

"I have complete faith in the ability to identify job gaps and develop educational tools to address those gaps. I have zero confidence in us having the political will to address the socioeconomic factors that are underpinning skill training." — danah boyd, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research

danah boyd
The Seattle Times
May 12, 2017

Featured Article

Trading and Enforcing Patent Rights

We study how the market for innovation affects enforcement of patent rights.

By: Alberto Galasso, Carlos J. Serrano, Mark Schankerman