Focus on Economist's Remarks on "Digital Business Cycle"
WASHINGTON, D.C. - An article in the Sunday Washington Post quoted remarks by Carnegie Mellon economist Kathryn Shaw, formerly a member of the Council of Economic Advisors, made at PFF’s 2001 Aspen Summit. The remarks came during a session on “the first digital business cycle,” which was focused on understanding the economic downturn and the role played by the IT sector in the economy.
Due to interest generated by the story, the Foundation is making a transcript of the remarks available to the general public. To view the transcript, click here.
The Progress & Freedom Foundation is a market-oriented think tank that promotes innovative policies for the digital age. It is a 501(c)(3) research & educational organization. Following its 1995 debut, the annual Aspen Summit conference quickly became one of the most prominent events of its kind. Speakers have included industry leaders Jeff Bezos, Carly Fiorina, Jerry Levin, Scott McNealy and Ivan Seidenberg; authors Esther Dyson and George Gilder; members of Congress; and senior executive branch officials. Wired News has compared the Aspen Summit to the annual Davos summit in Switzerland and to Renaissance Weekend in South Carolina.
The 2003 Aspen Summit will be held August 17-19 at the St. Regis Hotel in Aspen, Colorado.
The Progress & Freedom Foundation is a market-oriented think tank that studies the digital revolution and its implications for public policy. It is a 501(c)(3) research & educational organization.