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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.

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Affective Polarization During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Stanford economist Matthew Gentzkow shares findings from recent research that explores how polarization has evolved during the coronavirus pandemic.

Matthew Gentzkow

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Innovation

Innovation is a word used to describe new ideas and inventions that have impact – impact to consumers, to markets, to industries, to the economy as a whole, and even to society and culture.

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Leading In 2021: 5 Key Business Trends And 15 Companies To Watch

Nicholas Bloom, a remote work expert at Stanford, supports the hybrid approach, recommending that leaders let employees work from home one to three days a week once the pandemic ends. — Nicholas Bloom, Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Nicholas Bloom
Forbes
December 21, 2020

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Privacy Regulation and Innovation Policy

Some claim that privacy regulation threatens innovation, but regulation is appropriate to correct market failures. Privacy regulation could help align markets and ensure that innovation is consistent with social values.

By: Katherine Strandburg, Yafit Lev-Aretz