Roaring Twenties or Digital Depression? II. Q&A With Prof. David Audretsch of Indiana University

As a companion to our earlier report Roaring Twenties or Digital Depression? Unintended Consequences of Antitrust Activism on the U.S. Small Business Economy, we conducted an email question-and-answer session with Prof. David...

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Diners, Drive-Ins, and Data Dives: Data Sharing Between Delivery Platforms and Restaurants

Popular third-party food delivery platforms such as DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Grubhub have been “lifelines” for restaurants during the hardest parts of the COVID-19 pandemic, as in-person dining was restricted and people...

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Roaring Twenties or Digital Depression? Unintended Consequences of Antitrust Activism on the U.S. Small Business Economy

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated digital transformation for businesses both large and small. This was especially true of the millions of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that make up America’s “Main Street economy.”...

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Misfire: How the Digital Markets Act Will Unwittingly Hurt European Small Businesses

As the European Commission is considering the Digital Markets Act (DMA) Catalyst Research convened a panel of experts with deep understandings of the European economy, small businesses, technology and innovation, and public...

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Enhancing Payroll Protection: Sustainable Financial Wellbeing

While the short-term effects of the pandemic are receding, small businesses will continue to experience the aftershocks of a recession for some time. This memo calls attention to a segment of the...

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Achieving the PPP Mission: A Final Prescription and Beyond to Support All of America’s Small Businesses

If PPP closes on May 31st as scheduled, or likely even sooner as funds are running low, these small business owners risk being permanently left on the sidelines without the assistance they...

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Key Concepts To Know About Data Flow

We define a set of what are becoming common terms in discussions of the data-driven world that frequently intersect the world of lawmakers and other policy stakeholders.

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