James Bessen’s article “How big technology systems are slowing innovation: The great IT revolution is no longer promoting economic dynamism. It’s preventing it” in the MIT Technology Review February 17, 2022
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James Bessen writing for The Innovation Frontier Project at the Progressive Policy Institute on policy implications of large-scale IT investment leading to declining competition and increasing inequality.
Michael Meurer and Janet Freilich in The Conversation offering suggestions for improving the patent system.
Robert Seamans on Brookings.edu on the need for a “robot census.”
James Bessen, Erich Denk, and James Kossuth, in Harvard Business Review on why employers should stop asking applicants about their salary histories, even without a formal salary history ban.
Robert Seamans in Forbes on some effects of robots and automation on workers and employment.
James Bessen, Maarten Goos, Anna Salomons, and Wiljan van den Berge in Brookings on the effects of automation on employment and implications for policy.
Robert Seamans in Forbes, about a new bill designed to improve competition and data portability between digital platforms.
James Bessen in Vox on the impact of demand on employment in industries with increasing automation.
Robert Seamans interviewed by the American Enterprise Institute on AI and the economy.