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Here They Come: A Look At The Future Of Cities In The Internet Age

by: Chistopher Hooton, Ph.D., Lauren Kimzey, Nicole DuPuis (NLC), Brooks Rainwater (NLC)published: February 6, 2018

Acknowledgement: Thank you to Courtney Bernard at NLC for editing the report and city officials, thought leaders, and experts who took the time to speak to us about this subject matter.

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The True Size Of The Online Labor Force

by: Christopher Hootonpublished: December 4, 2017

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Ease of Doing Internet Business

by: Christopher Hooton, Ph.D., Joo Chung, Ms, and Davin Kaingpublished: August 10, 2017

This report finds Colorado is the easiest state to start and grow an internet business. This new index measures and ranks each state on its ease of doing internet business, finding highly ranked states have fostered a strong internet sector and a stronger local economy overall. Modeled on the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business index, the report underscores the need to adopt a wide range of policies to drive economic growth in all 50 states.

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A Comprehensive Look At Short-Term Rentals

by: By Nestor Garza, Ph.D. & Christopher Hooton, Ph. D.published: August 3, 2017

A Spatial Economic Analysis of Seattle

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An Empirical Investigation of the Impacts of Net Neutrality

by: Christopher Hooton, Ph.D.published: July 17, 2017

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Principles To Preserve & Protect An Open Internet

by: Internet Associationpublished: June 21, 2017

This white paper details baseline net neutrality principles and policies needed to protect consumers and preserve the virtuous circle of broadband innovation.

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The Rising Importance of Strong Encryption For U.S. Interests

by: Christopher Hooton, Ph.D.published: June 15, 2017

This report outlines the increasing risk of data breaches to America’s national security and economic growth, finding that encryption is the only viable solution to mitigating these risks.

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Refreshing Our Understanding of the Internet Economy

by: Christopher Hooton, Ph.D.published: January 12, 2017

Internet Association's first economic white paper takes a closer look at the size of the internet economy, both in the U.S. and abroad.

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Holladay, UT – Internet Association (IA) and Congressman John Curtis (R-UT-3) today will tour small businesses and community organizations in Holladay, UT as part of an “Internet Community Crawl” to discuss how local businesses, nonprofits, and community groups use the internet to expand and succeed. “The local business community and residents of Holladay – like…

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