ICLE is hiring a Director of Competition Policy for Portland, OR or Virtual Office! Overview The International Center for Law and Economics (ICLE), a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank and…
Last month, the European Commission slapped another fine upon Google for infringing European competition rules (€1.49 billion this time). This brings Google’s contribution to the EU budget to a dizzying total of €8.25 billion (to put this into perspective, the total EU budget for 2019 is €165.8 billion).
Near the end of her new proposal to break up Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple, Senator Warren asks, “So what would the Internet look like after all these reforms?” To Warren, our most dynamic and innovative companies constitute a problem that needs solving.
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.
Alec Stapp joined ICLE as a Research Fellow in March 2019. His research interests include technology policy, antitrust law, and data privacy & security. Alec’s work has been cited in the Wall Street Journal and published in Salon, CapX, and the National Review.
Before joining ICLE, Alec worked as a technology policy fellow at the Niskanen Center in Washington, D.C. and as an MA fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Arlington, VA. Prior to that, he worked in operations at a startup company in Phoenix, Arizona.