Say It Ain’t So: GDPR Data Regulation Hurts EU Economic Growth

Does government regulation of data measurably affect the economy? This technical report examines the consequences of GDPR for investment in new EU tech startups, concluding its effects are broadly negative. Read more
January 27, 2020


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