Technology & Innovation
Jun 22, 2020
Do the benefits of new technologies accrue primarily to inventors, early investors, and highly skilled users, or to society more widely as their adoption generates employment growth?
Rising inequality has focused attention on the benefits of new technologies. Do these accrue primarily to inventors, early investors, and highly skilled users, or to society more widely as their adoption generates employment growth?
The Fleming Myth and the Public Sector Contribution to Discovery and Development of New Cancer Drugs
Jun 2, 2020
Abstract, “basic science” research is essential to drug discovery. It is also largely funded by the public sector.
May 29, 2020
Technology has played a central role in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. But that has come with increased risks to privacy. How do we balance our needs for safety, convenience and privacy in the wake of this crisis?
Apr 24, 2020
As the COVID crisis threatens to overwhelm both federal and state government services, getting the digital component of government services to function effectively is mission critical.
Research & Policy Workshops
IMPORTANT: Due to growing concerns around the coronavirus, the INET Conference, as well as these workshops will be postponed.
Apr 13–15, 2020
IMPORTANT: Due to growing concerns around the coronavirus, the INET Conference, as well as these workshops will be postponed. Applicants will soon be provided further information.
Mar 11, 2020
Dr. Chen Long, Director of the Luohan Academy, explains why the digital revolution is so different from the industrial revolution
Feb 27–28, 2020
What will empower a worker to be able to make greater demands on a profitable economy or employer? The answer may be summed up in one word: leverage.
Dec 12, 2019
In her new book, Don’t Be Evil, Rana Foroohar explores how to confront companies like Google and their under-regulated stampede over all of us.
Nov 7, 2019
To make start-ups work for everyone, we need to put power back in the hands of workers.
Oct 21, 2019
Big Tech companies are swallowing up nascent competitors. Why aren’t regulators paying attention?
Working Paper Series
How antitrust law is ill-equipped to address tech mergers
Aug 9, 2019
INET’s grantees and Commission on Global Economic Transformation are looking at artificial intelligence and society.
Jul 24, 2019
Artificial intelligence promises to make our lives easier. But is the cost losing some of our humanity?
May 22, 2019
Artificial intelligence doesn’t have to be a job killer—if we use it right