Government 2.0 and the End of the Shadow Economy

One of the most hotly debated economic issues at present is the seemingly low growth of productivity, despite the accelerated technological progress that is taking place before our eyes. Some attribute it to a measurement error, as productivity statistics fail to fully capture the impact of new technologies. This happens both because production is underestimated … Continued

Robots, Rockets and Rents

Science fiction has a history of missing deadlines. At the turn of the century, humans were grappling with Windows XP, but nothing like the epic fight with HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey. And as in 2019 biologically-engineered replicants are far from becoming a threat to humans, Warner Bros released a sequel to Blade Runner … Continued