The Data Imperative in the Post-COVID Economy

  • 2020-06-01
  • Centre for International Governance Innovation

Early on in this century, a quiet revolution took place: businesses began putting more money and resources into developing things you can’t see. Uber doesn’t own cars. Airbnb doesn’t own properties. Rather, these two companies have grown exponentially through their data and software.

CIGI experts Bob Fay, director of research for digital economy and Dan Ciuriak, senior fellow explain how data has changed the economy and how COVID-19 has expedited the digital transformation. Hear how policy will require even greater focus on the data-driven economy in order to ensure long-term growth in a post-COVID world.