Google

Are Big Tech Companies Bad for Innovation?

In digitized global markets, how do local governments regulate competition? Andreas Kornelakis and Pauline Hublart looked at the question in “Digital markets, competition regimes and models of capitalism: A comparative institutional analysis of European and US responses to Google,” recently published in the journal Competition & Change.

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Measuring all the Factors around Social Science Impact

As part of a larger effort to support social scientists achieve and demonstrate impact, SAGE Publishing brought together 14 individuals who are both passionate about social science’s impact and intimately involved in improving its measurement for a one-day workshop.

2 years ago
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Divining What a ‘Digital Truth Serum’ Can Reveal to Us

The underlying conceit of economist and data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz’s work, whether in his new book, on the op-ed pages of the New York Times or in the classroom, or on campus, is that people’s search activity on a search engine reveals much more about them than do surveys, polls, or other social media

3 years ago
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Are You an Academic Hermit?

Lack a personal website? No CV posted online? Is your work visible on digital listings? If you are answering no, Patrick Dunleavy offers some advice how to easily shed that monkish role — if you want to.

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