Disrupting Your Month: Disruptor-in-Chief Edition

This is not what we meant by ‘Disruption’ One month ago, in a stunning upset, Donald Trump was elected President. The historic and troubling nature of his victory warrants a special, yuge edition of Disrupting Your Month, where we discuss the policy implications of this uncharted era. Also in this edition is policy news about Airbnb…

Unleashing Innovation in Latin America

Latin America is a region of untapped potential. Among the many factors transforming its configuration, rapid technology adoption and 163 million citizens—ages 15 to 29— are a promising combination for inclusive growth and development. On November 4, in a timely effort to discuss regional prospects and learn from the impact of innovations in the private,…

Interview with James Barbour

GPPR’s Jason Berger and Christian Conroy have a pre-election chat with Mr. James Barbour, the Spokesperson and Head of Public Diplomacy at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States. the group talks about trade, trade deals, populism, and the importance of a strong EU-US relationship.

New Series Introduction: International Trade

A little over a month ago we ran the series introduction on prescription drug pricing. This week we’d like to introduce you to our second initiative – international trade. During this past election cycle, the topic of international trade was front and center in President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign. For Mr. Trump, job loss in the…

Happy Thanksgiving from GPPR

As Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, some are left to wonder how the turkey—a large not particularly flavorful bird occupies so much attention as the symbol and centerpiece of Thanksgiving. Further, where are all these turkeys coming from if they only gain relevance seemingly one month per year? Quite counterintuitively, the turkey is not merely a cultural…

Technological Automation and the Soft Skill Revolution

In 2014 technology research firm Gartner projected that one-third of global jobs will be replaced by robotics, software, or machine learning by 2025. While technological advancements have been shifting entire labor markets since the beginning of time, the rate at which Moore’s Law is increasingly blurring the lines between algorithmic computing and human decision making…