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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15th Digital Economics Conference

Hosted by the Toulouse School of Economics Digital Center

January 13, 2022, Toulouse, France

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Hosted by the Center for Law, Science, and Innovation

May 19, 2022, Phoenix, AZ

TAP Blog

Which Countries Are the Most Divided?

Matthew Gentzkow, Stanford economist, discusses a recent paper that explores to what extent rising affective polarization has seen increases in the U.S. and other developed democracies.

Matthew Gentzkow

Fact Sheets

Artificial Intelligence

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


Home Vs Office: What Is the Best Hybrid Work Mix for Workers?

“Think about a typical office week and think about what we do. For a typical worker 50 percent of that is activities that are social and best done face-to-face.” — Nicholas Bloom, Professor of Economics , Stanford University

Nicholas Bloom
Al Jazeera
October 15, 2021

Featured Article

Sharing the Risks and Rewards of Economic Migration

To encourage nations to reduce limits on migration, policymakers should create a “Migration Fund.” Funds could be used to compensate source countries for “brain drain,” and to compensate destination countries for losses arising when immigrants fail to find work or must be deported.

By: Anu Bradford