Over the past 40 years, the field of behavioral economics has emerged to explain why humans make irrational decisions. We talk with one of the pioneers of the field to find out what’s behind the choices we make, and how we can use this knowledge for good.
Pirates are on notice — Copy and trade counterfeit software, DVDs and luxury goods at your own peril. A new report points the finger at China, Russia and other countries for failing to protect American intellectual property rights. Tech Tuesday looks at the report and the impact of copyright violations around the world.
- Susan Sell Director, Institute for Global and International Studies, George Washington University
- Stan McCoy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intellectual Property and Innovation
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