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False alarmism: technological disruption and the US labour market 1850-2015

It has recently become an article of faith that workers in advanced industrial nations face almost unprecedented levels of labor-market disruption and insecurity.
Policy report

A policy maker's guide to smart manufacturing

Smart manufacturing—the application of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to every facet of modern manufacturing processes—is in the midst of transforming the global manufacturing economy. The digitalization of manufacturing will transform how products are designed, fabricated, used, operated, and serviced post-sale, as much as it...

Designed for change: end-to-end arguments, Internet innovation, and the net neutrality debate

Many advocates of strict net neutrality regulation argue that the Internet has always been a 'dumb pipe' and that the US Congress should require that it remains so. A new report (39) by ITIF Research Fellow Richard Bennett reviews the historical development of the Internet...