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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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Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation, and New Issues in Antitrust at this Weekend’s International Industrial Organization Conference

This weekend, TAP scholars Michael Whinston and Shane Greenstein are participating in the “14th Annual International Industrial Organization Conference.” They will be discussing topics ranging from innovation, vertical contracting, and technology adoption.

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Featured Article

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.