July 23, 2023
Simon Johnson joins talks about his new book co-authored with Daron Acemoglu, ‘Power and Progress: Our Thousand-Year Struggle Over Technology and Prosperity.’
June 14, 2021
David Deming (Harvard) discusses why manufacturing jobs are no longer a straightforward path to the middle class, and why greater investments in public colleges can help more people get well-paying jobs in a changing economy.
January 10, 2021
The breach highlights the challenge of ensuring the security of outside providers and the risk of widespread dependence on products provided by a single company.
November 12, 2020
The network effects, pricing, and informational advantages that characterize two-sided platforms operated by “big tech” companies complicate antitrust analysis.
February 11, 2020
There are technological options and audit strategies that could make voting systems more robust. However the adoption and deployment of these fixes faces challenges.
December 1, 2019
Uncertainty regarding the costs of breaches as well as the existence of cyber-insurance can lead organizations to underinvest in cybersecurity defenses.
August 3, 2018
Forced technology transfer occurs when foreign multinational companies have to provide strategically significant technology to an indigenous entity they do not control in order to gain access to the massive Chinese market. Firms lose a valuable asset and global innovation can be hampered.
July 25, 2018
China is targeted industries as it aims to increase Chinese innovation and upgrade the production methods used in manufacturing from labor-intensive to high-tech. The U.S. companies that compete with them are hurt. But, American consumers enjoy lower import prices, leaving Americans as a whole better off.