Decline of the hyperlink

2015-07-16 / 0 comments

Nice read by Hossein Derakhshan on the changing nature of the web as a democratic tool for communication: The Web We Have to Save His points in brief: The web has changed dramatically since the massive uptake of social media in 2008. New mechanisms to build and maintain visibility, credibility and reputation have emerged. Hyperlinks,…

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The Data Revolution and Economic Analysis

2015-07-10 / 0 comments

This paper by Liran Einav & Jonathan Levin (both Stanford University and NBER)was prepared for the NBER Innovation Policy and the Economy conference in April 2013. Many believe that “big data” will transform business, government, and other aspects of the economy. In this article we discuss how new data may impact economic policy and economic…

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