A comprehensive survey of the law & economics of online intermediary liability, which concludes that any proposed reform of Section 230 must meaningfully reduce the incidence of unlawful or tortious online content such that its net benefits outweigh its net costs.
This paper considers the evidence for and against the reverse Robin Hood hypothesis, finding that the reverse Robin Hood may be more mythical than the original Robin Hood.
A new issue brief published jointly by ICLE and the Progressive Policy Institute looks at looming threats to transatlantic data flows between the U.S. and EU that power an estimated $333 billion in annual trade of digitally enabled services.
Working with a roster of more than fifty academic affiliates and research centers from around the globe, ICLE develops and disseminates academic output to build the intellectual foundation for rigorous, economically-grounded policy.
R.J. Lehmann joined ICLE as Editor-in-Chief and Senior Fellow in November 2020. He is responsible for crafting and executing ICLE’s editorial strategy and managing its publication calendar.
R.J. was previously Director of Finance, Insurance, and Trade Policy for the R Street Institute, which he co-founded in June 2012. Earlier in his career, he was deputy director of the Heartland Institute’s Center on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate and public affairs director of the Independent Institute.