Policy Primer on supersonic air travel released

In the context of my work for the Consumer Choice Center, I co-authored a new policy primer on supersonic air travel in Europe, together with the CCC’s Senior European Affairs Manager Luca Bertoletti. You can read the full report here.

The case for the sharing economy

The sharing economy is not only a different way of presenting services such as Uber or Airbnb, but actually a wide range of companies that operate on the basis of shared resources to maximise their utility. Innovations in this area, however, require rethinking  the State’s current authorisation system to give more flexibility to companies, employees […]

Μπορεί το κράτος να επιταχύνει την καινοτομία

Η Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση απαιτεί τα οχήματα να μειώσουν σημαντικά τις εκπομπές διοξειδίου του άνθρακα, θέτοντας φιλόδοξους στόχους για το μέλλον. Οι πολιτικοί όμως δεν αντιλαμβάνονται ότι η καινοτομία παράγεται από τα οικονομικά κίνητρα και όχι από τα πρόστιμα και τις επιδοτήσεις.

The Internet of Things needs freedom, not government guidance

The Digital Single Market debate within the European Union is set to continue for years to come. Instead of planned policies, tech companies need freedom. The Internet of Things describes the usefulness of connecting the internet with everyday devices. One of the hottest examples of such connected devices are of course mobile phones, but now […]

Free private cities can revolutionise the way we live together

“There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil … In any compromise between food and poison, it is only death that can win. In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit.” (Galt’s Speech) Politics is […]

Může vláda nakopnout inovace?

Evropská unie se domáhá toho nižších emisí oxidu uhličitého a pro příští roky si stanovuje odvážné cíle. Politici ovšem nedokážou pochopit, že to, co je motorem inovací, jsou ekonomické důvody, nikoli pokuty a dotace.