Call for Papers: Developing a Benefit-Cost Framework for Data Policy

The Program on Economics & Privacy at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School and the Future of Privacy Forum are seeking papers to explore the development of a benefit-cost framework in privacy policy. Scholars from an interdisciplinary background, including economics, law, public policy, business and marketing, are encouraged to submit abstracts for consideration. Selected … Continue reading “Call for Papers: Developing a Benefit-Cost Framework for Data Policy”

Papers for Second Annual Digital Information Policy Conference Announced

The Program on Economics & Privacy (PEP) at George Mason University School of Law will host a Scholars Conference on the economics of digital information policy on Friday, April 28, 2017. The mission of PEP is to promote the sound application of economic analysis to issues surrounding the digital information economy through original research, policy outreach, and … Continue reading “Papers for Second Annual Digital Information Policy Conference Announced”

New Research from PEP Scholars

Anonymity, Autonomy, and the Collection of Personal Data: Measuring the Privacy Impact of Google’s 2012 Privacy Policy Change James Cooper George Mason University – Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty The Missing Role of Economics in FTC Privacy Policy James Cooper George Mason University – Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty Joshua D. Wright George Mason University … Continue reading “New Research from PEP Scholars”

Professor James Cooper Appears on Tech Freedom Panel Discussing Broadband Privacy

On Monday, PEP Director Professor James Cooper had the opportunity to join other privacy experts in a discussion on the proper role of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in enforcement of privacy rules. Professor Cooper was joined by Maggie Reardon, Senior Writer at CNET; Christin McMeley, Partner and Chair of the Privacy and Security Practice … Continue reading “Professor James Cooper Appears on Tech Freedom Panel Discussing Broadband Privacy”