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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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AI and Speed

A report from Cornell Tech’s Speed Conference shares research in areas of autonomous vehicles, warfare, information security, labor and manufacturing, content moderation, and finance.

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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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Navigating Disruption: a Roadmap for Leaders

"Companies with rigid departmental structures can be streamlined, efficient, and laser focused on their goals. But they’ll also have a more difficult time trying to adapt to disruptions. It may be easier for companies to stay in silos, but that just makes them more vulnerable to disruption.”  —Joshua Gans
Michael B. Abramowicz
Fast Company
July 25, 2019

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Trading and Enforcing Patent Rights

We study how the market for innovation affects enforcement of patent rights.

By: Alberto Galasso, Carlos J. Serrano, Mark Schankerman