Introduction On November 2, the citizens of Kaysville, Utah, will decide if the municipality will build a new broadband network, often called a government-owned network (“GON”). Citizens and leaders face a tough choice. Putting an Internet service provider (ISP) under the auspices of a local government doesn’t sidestep the endemic issues of cost faced by […]
Introduction Recent technological changes are impacting not only goods and services, but also labor markets in the United States. We find ourselves on the brink of structural changes in labor markets as the traditional relationship between employee and employer is being disrupted and as the applicability of labor regulations that govern these relationships appears to […]
The Proposed Rulemaking Undermines an Open Internet and Is beyond the FCC’s Jurisdiction As a political matter, the problem that the NTIA faces is a vexing one. Section 230 was written cleanly and was intended to keep the government away from interfering in moderation. Speaking on the House floor, Representative Chris Cox said that Section […]
This policy paper by Adam Michel explores how the U.S. tax code could be reformed to allow gig economy workers greater financial security through Universal Savings Accounts (USAs).
This working paper from Anne Hobson examines the process by which user interactions give shape to social order in VRChat, a multiuser VR platform in which users design their own avatars and spaces.
The Center for Growth and Opportunity’s Public Interest Comment on the Federal Aviation Administration proposed rule for noise certification of supersonic airplanes.
New technologies are changing the relationship that electricity consumers have with their utility providers. What began as a one-way interaction of providing power to consumers is increasingly a two-directional relationship.
Joe Kane and Will Rinehart address the FCC’s proposal to change the use of 5.850-5.925 GHz Band in this public interest comment.
This Research in Focus examines how income tax policy shapes incentives for innovation and entrepreneurship in the United States.
This analysis highlights the competitive benefits and costs that result from choices in constitutional governance, with a view to the intended functions of a given blockchain.
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 of the overlapping regulatory approaches in the vehicle-for-hire industry.