The Issues

  • Competition Policy and Antitrust
  • Innovation and Economic Growth
  • Intellectual Property
  • Interoperability
  • Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing
  • Privacy and Security

TAP Highlights

Which Should Come First: The Regulation or the Innovation?

Kevin Werbach offers lessons from the early days of the commercial Internet: business interests in the emerging digital economy can be well-served by regulation; and policymakers can recognize creative solutions that meet regulatory goals without imposing standards from legacy industries.

Giovanni Peri Asserts Immigration Promotes Economic Growth

In his article "The Effect of Immigration on Productivity: Evidence from U.S. States," UC Davis economics professor Giovanni Peri discusses the impact of immigration on employment, investment, and productivity in U.S. states. States with large immigration flows had stronger investment and growth than those that had small inflows.

Join the AI/ML Discussion

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are the way of the future. On February 28, join Joel Reidenberg and others at Fordham University as they discuss how AI and ML technologies intersect with regulatory compliance, and the use of AI/ML to protect against cyber attacks and assist in fraud detection.

Balancing IP Protection to Maximize Economic Growth

In “Competing Engines of Growth: Innovation and Standardization,” MIT economist Daron Acemoglu and his coauthors examine what level of IP protection results in the greatest rate of economic growth. They look closely at the tradeoff between innovation and standardization.

New TAP Blog Posts

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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