Technology & Innovation
Evil is Baked into Big Tech’s Business Plan. Now What?
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.
WeWork Showed Us How Badly Start-up Bros Suck—but Shareholder Rule Isn’t Better
Nov 7, 2019
To make start-ups work for everyone, we need to put power back in the hands of workers.
Facebook, Acquisitions, and Potential Competition
Oct 21, 2019
Big Tech companies are swallowing up nascent competitors. Why aren’t regulators paying attention?
Working Paper Series
Big Tech Acquisitions and the Potential Competition Doctrine: The Case of Facebook
How antitrust law is ill-equipped to address tech mergers
AI is Forcing Us to Rethink Economics
Aug 9, 2019
INET’s grantees and Commission on Global Economic Transformation are looking at artificial intelligence and society.
Are We Ready to Give Up Autonomy to AI?
Jul 24, 2019
Artificial intelligence promises to make our lives easier. But is the cost losing some of our humanity?
Why We Need to Think of AI as a Platform
May 22, 2019
Artificial intelligence doesn’t have to be a job killer—if we use it right
The Antitrust Case Against Facebook You Need to Know About
Apr 22, 2019
“Facebook is undermining our country, our democracy.”
Technological Disruption in the Global Economy
A report of the Commission on Global Economic Transformation’s subcommittee on Inequality, Technology, and the Future of Work
Can Antitrust Law Rein in Facebook’s Data-Mining Profit Machine?
Apr 17, 2019
Facebook engaged in an elaborate bait and switch on user data: Privacy disappeared when competition did. Laws governing competition could change that.
The Many Costs of Social Media Addiction
Mar 23, 2019
“Founding father” of virtual reality explores the ways digital platforms change economic relationships Computer scientist Jaron Lanier explains the uneasy relationship between an analog world and a corporate digital infrastructure.
The Future of Work Is Going to Be More Human
Mar 20, 2019
As automation takes on more routine tasks, work will become more about creativity, ethics, and empathy
Technology: From Copycats to Innovators
Mar 19, 2019
Richard Vague looks at what it’ll take for the U.S. to win the R&D race
Better Labor Standards Must Underpin the Future of Work
Mar 14, 2019
As technology and deregulation continue to shape the labor market, maintaining strong worker protections is as important as ever
Commission on Global Economic Transformation
Chaired by Nobel laureates Joseph Stiglitz and Michael Spence, INET has assembled a global team of leaders and scholars calling for new thinking & new rules for the world economy