Managing the Big Bang: The Regulator's Dilemma
Democracy, A Journal of Ideas, Issue 34, Fall, 2014
6 Pages Posted: 15 Jul 2015
Date Written: September 1, 2014
The accelerating pace of technological change introduces profound challenges for regulators at all levels of government. Though policymakers fall over themselves professing to be pro-innovation, few are actually committed to an agenda that would encourage innovation while minimizing unintended side-effects of over-regulation. This article explains the problem and defines the basic rules of a pro-innovation approach to disruptive new technologies.
Keywords: Regulation, innovation, disruption, technology, net neutrality
JEL Classification: K21, K23, L11, L41, L52, L96
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