The Era of Intelligent Tools and Systems

Socioeconomic Transformation and the Technology Toolbox (STATT)

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BRIE Research Areas

Recent Research and Publications

Digital Technologies, Innovation, and Skills: Emerging Trajectories and Challenges

Authors: Tommaso Ciarli, Martin Kenney, Silvia Massini, & Lucia Piscitello
April 01, 2021

The Platform Economy Matures: Exploring and Measuring Pervasiveness and Power (The Rise of the Platform Economy)

Authors: Martin Kenney, Dafna Bearson, and John Zysman

April 13, 2021

Algorithms, Data, and Platforms: The Diverse Challenges of Governing AI

Authors: Mark Nitzberg & John Zysman
March 11, 2021

Competing on Platforms

Authors: Donato Cutolo, Andrew Hargadon, and Martin Kenney
March 9, 2021

Governing AI: Understanding the Limits, Possibilities, and Risks of AI in an Era of Intelligent Tools and Systems

Authors: John Zysman & Mark Nitzberg
December 18, 2020

What Polanyi Teaches Us: The Platform Economy and Structural Change

Authors: Martin Kenney, John Zysman and Dafna Bearson
August 4, 2020

Digitalization and Platforms in Agriculture: Organizations, Power Asymmetry, and Collective Action Solutions

Authors: Martin Kenney, Hiam Serhan, and Gilles Trystram
June 3, 2020


Highlights and Events

Digital Platform Workshop BRIE UC Berkeley

Work in the Digital Age: The Challenges of Platform Firms

March 16, 17, & 24, 2021

Hosted by Anke Hassel (Hertie School) in cooperation with Martin Kenney (UC Davis) and John Zysman (UC Berkeley) this workshop convenes scholars and practitioners from Germany, the U.S., and beyond to discuss the future of work in the digital era.

Chips and Semi Conductors, BRIE, UC Berkeley

When the Chips are Down: Navigating Strengths and Strategic Vulnerabilities in the Semiconductor Industry

March 10, 2021

Hosted in cooperation with the Wilson Center and CITRIS, this event critically examines the market dynamics and national security concerns associated with the semiconductor industry.

BRIE Fintech Finance Payments

Fintech and the Future of Payments

October 19-20, 2020

A two day conference to bringing together technologists, scientists, economists and international relations specialists to explore topics in financial innovation, regulation, and international affairs.