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

Fordham Law’s Bennett Capers Discusses Issues of Race, Gender, and Sexuality

Professor Bennett Capers discusses his article, “Afrofuturism, Critical Race Theory, and Policing in the Year 2044,” and shares how his interests in literature, experience as a prosecutor, and his personal identity influence his scholarship.

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Fact Sheets

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to technologies that perform learning and reasoning in ways that simulate human cognitive abilities.

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Remote work is a leveller — location doesn't matter. Only your internet does

So, people can end up working in silos, growing weaker at making new connections, which are actually very helpful in innovation. Unless we figure this out, there could be a long-run problem with innovation slipping.  — Nicholas Bloom, Professor of Economics, Stanford University
Nicholas Bloom
The Economic Times
February 20, 2021

Featured Article

The Big Data Boom Is the Innovation Story of Our Time

This article provides a lay summary of recent developments in business uses of big data sets.

By: Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee