Data giants or data colonies?
19 April 2021, 3:30 pm–5:00 pm
Join us to hear Mark Esposito talk about his research on how the digital economy can build intangible assets. This talk will be chaired by IIPP’s Rainer Kattel with a discussion from Henry Li, Research Fellow, IIPP. Followed by questions from the audience.
Countries have been rushing to make sense of their digitalisation journey and there is a mantra of experimentation around it going forward. In this policy report, the example of the research conducted for a MENA government in the wake of the prioritisation towards digital, is showcased and presented. With the introduction of concepts such as digital prosperity and the diversification of economic assessment of digital economies, this policy report draws on several policy recommendations on how the digital economy can build intangible assets. During this talk, a summary of the results will be discussed.
- Discussant: Henr Li
- Chair: Rainer Kattel
About the Speaker
Visiting Policy Fellow at UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP)
He holds a PhD in Economics from the International School of Management in Paris in joint program with St. John’s and an Executive DBA from Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech.More about Mark Esposito