Tech Policy Podcast
#267: 5G and the Spectrum Wars

#267: 5G and the Spectrum Wars

April 29, 2020

Spectrum allocation can make or break the development of new wireless technologies like 5G, but in recent years, interagency conflicts have held up the policymaking process. Nathan Leamer, vice president at Targeted Victory, joins the show to discuss how these conflicts hold back innovation, and to answer once and for all whether 5G caused the coronavirus (spoiler alert: it didn’t).

#266: The Economics of Tech Policy w/ TPI

#266: The Economics of Tech Policy w/ TPI

April 8, 2020

Given the importance of economic impact in informing policy decisions, the Technology Policy Institute focuses on economic analysis within the tech policy space. The organization’s president Scott Wallston and senior fellow Sarah Oh join the show to discuss their policy work, the COVID-19 Economic Impact Dashboard, and this year’s Aspen policy forum.