We often use contests and prizes to solicit innovative solutions. Carefully designing these contests can help attract the right ideas.
As our comments demonstrate, most dark patterns are merely modern renditions of practices already covered by long-standing laws against deception, fraud, and unfairness.
In this Research in Focus brief, Utah State University economist Craig Palsson examines who would bear the effects of a tax on peer-to-peer car sharing.
In this paper, CGO’s Megan Jenkins, Brian Isom, and Christopher Koopman explore the changing nature of work.
In this working paper, CGO researchers Prithvijit Mukherjee and Lucas Rentschler use a laboratory experiment to study misinformation on social media platforms.
In this paper, author Joy Buchanan provides the first controlled study of what factors affect the decision to pursue a career in tech.
In this quarterly poll (administered by YouGov), we continue to unpack how Americans view today’s major tech platforms.
In this paper, the authors examine how fiber buildouts affect competition and service quality from non-fiber incumbent providers, including cable and aDSL providers.
CGO scholars provided comments to the Oversight Board on a recent case involving a post taken down by Facebook.
In this research in focus piece, author Will Rinehart examines the existing research on the effectiveness of GONs in adding value to local communities.
Public policy has not kept pace with this gig economy and continues to sort workers into two categories that no longer reflect the dynamic reality of the American workplace.
The NTIA wants the Commission to take the monumental step of proposing rules to clarify Section 230, this public interest comment gives some suggestions.
This policy paper explores how reforming the U.S. tax code allow gig economy workers greater financial security through Universal Savings Accounts (USAs).
This paper examines the process by which user interactions give shape to social order in VRChat. Learn more about the research here.
By basing the proposal on data, FAA maintains its record as an unbiased and credible source of regulatory standards. See the public interest comment here.
Regulators should embrace changes to encourage continued innovation in how consumers both produce and consume the electricity that powers their lives.
The proposal to split the band to allow some unlicensed use while preserving part of the band for ITS not limited to DSRC is a step in the right direction.
This policy paper examines the role of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in regulating emerging nutrition technologies.
This analysis highlights the competitive benefits and costs that result from choices in constitutional governance.
This research examines the costs of expanding highway capacity as well and how the unintended consequences of doing so may actually increase demand.
This research creates a taxonomy for better understanding regulation that accounts for public and private enforcement.