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Stephen Olson at Chinese Development Institute Conference


 Clyde Prestowitz giving presentation to CDI...


Steve Olson teaching trade negotiations at the Mekong Institute...


Stephen Olson to speak at upcoming workshop organized by the International Institute for Trade and Development on 

"Economics of GMS Agricultural trade in goods and services towards the world market"

Chiangmai, Thailand Sep 8-12.

The "New IP" and the Internet of Things

The New IP Economy: Software Innovation drives the Economy’s Evolution to Software-Defined Infrastructure

Draft Report prepared for Brocade Communications and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and distributed to the OECD Initiative on Digital Data Innovation

Robert B. Cohen, Senior Fellow, Economic Strategy Institute, May 23, 2016


This review analyzes enterprises’ and service providers’ spending in the New IP economy. If focuses on the spending required to create cloud services for internal use in the enterprise and to offer cloud services, in the case cloud service providers and telcos. The review is based on our previous study1 of the demand for cloud services. Here, we examine the software, services, servers and other inputs needed to develop cloud services within the firm or to purchase them from external cloud service providers, both cloud service providers such as Amazon, Microsoft, IBM and Google, as well as telcos that will offer cloud services to their customers.

Click here to download the full report as PDF

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