Timothy Simcoe quoted in BU Today, on keeping tech firms from getting too big.
Tag: Economic Dynamism
Robert Seamans interviewed by the American Enterprise Institute on AI and the economy.
James Bessen and Robert Seamans cited in the 2019 Economic Report of the President on the effects of Big Data and AI on competition.
James Bessen and Alessandro Nuvolari
A paper analyzing the diffusion of three technologies in the 19th century with policy implications for today.
James Kossuth and Robert Seamans in Harvard Business Review
James Bessen testified before the FTC, October 24, 2018.
Ian Hathaway with Mark E. Schweitzer, and Scott Shane
David Autor with David Dorn, Lawrence F. Katz, Christina Patterson, and John Van Reenen
Since 1980, US corporate valuations have risen relative to assets and operating margins have grown. The possibility of sustained economic rents has raised concerns about economic dynamism and inequality. But rising profits could come from political rents or, instead, from returns to investments in intangibles. This paper explores these factors using new data on Federal regulation and data on lobbying, campaign spending, R&D, and organizational capital.