James Bessen’s research cited in “Comment les BigTech étouffent l’innovation” article in Up Magazine, May 24, 2022.
By Andreas Lichter, Max Löffler, Ingo E. Isphording, Thu-Van Nguyen, Felix Poege, Sebastian Siegloch
Advances in pharmaceuticals and vaccines, robotics and artificial intelligence dominate newspaper headlines.
Iain Cockburn, Tim Wilsdon, Michele Pistollato, Rajini Jayasuriya, and Thomas Watson
The 1995 TRIPS Agreement between member states of the World Trade Organization (WTO) defines minimum standards of intellectual property (IP) protection and enforcement.
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
James Bessen, Erich Denk, and Chen Meng
New research explaining the role of proprietary software investment in the rise in skill sorting and wage inequality.
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.
Tania Babina, Asaf Bernstein, and Filippo Mezzanotti
New research on the effect of the Great Depression on patenting and the role of financial crises as both destructive and creative forces for innovation.
James Bessen, Stephen Michael Impink, Lydia Reichensperger, and Robert Seamans
New research on the impact of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regime (“GDPR”) and data regulation on AI startups using unique survey data of commercial AI startups.
New research examining spillover effects of state funding of public universities, including increased innovation and entrepreneurial activity.