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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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A Brief History of Robot Law

"If we have truly emergent systems, it’s not clear that all the kinds of mischief they get up to are going to be anticipated." — Ryan Calo, Professor of Law, University of Washington

M. Ryan Calo
The Atlantic
March 17, 2016

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Internet Architecture and Innovation

This book analyzes the architecture of the internet, how it fosters innovation, and what that suggests for the future.

By: Barbara van Schewick

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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.