An Information Economy Without Data

40 Pages Posted: 12 Dec 2022

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Howard Beales

George Washington University - School of Business

Andrew Stivers

NERA Economic Consulting

Date Written: November 17, 2022

Abstract

This paper reviews available research to provide an overview of the role of advertising and digital data in supporting the wealth and diversity of content online, and in supporting competition online and off. The review emphasizes the empirical work on existing advertising practices and on regulatory initiatives that seek to throttle the use of personalized advertising through data restrictions.

Keywords: Digital Advertising, Privacy

Suggested Citation

Beales, Howard and Stivers, Andrew, An Information Economy Without Data (November 17, 2022). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4279947 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4279947

Howard Beales

George Washington University - School of Business ( email )

Washington, DC 20052
United States

Andrew Stivers (Contact Author)

NERA Economic Consulting ( email )

1255 23rd St NW Ste 600
Washington, DC 20037
United States

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