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Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing

This section contains research on the networks that make the Internet work, the evolution of different business models that operate on the Internet, and ways to store and access information on the Internet through Cloud Computing.

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Kevin Werbach Shares Lessons for Policymakers: How to Regulate Innovation without Killing It

In his new policy paper, “Lessons for Policymakers and Regulators on the (Predictable) Future of the Digital Economy,” Professor Kevin Werbach offers suggestions for regulators and business innovators on how to provide regulations and business frameworks that support digital innovation, rather than stifle it.

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Fact Sheets

Net Neutrality

Given the significance of the Internet, preserving its “openness” – an idea often referred to as “network neutrality” or “net neutrality” – has been a long-standing issue.

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Don’t Gut Net Neutrality. It’s Good for People and Business

"...net neutrality is pro-business in the best and fullest sense of the term, guaranteeing that new companies can grow unimpeded and help accelerate the US economy." — Nicholas Economides, Professor of Economics, New York University

Nicholas Economides
Wired
January 5, 2017

Featured Article

The Impact of Targeting Technology on Advertising Markets and Media Competition

This paper presents a formal analysis of advertising when the Internet allows targeting of advertisements.

By: Susan Athey, Joshua Gans