text-only page produced automatically by LIFT Text
Transcoder Skip all navigation and go to page contentSkip top navigation and go to directorate navigationSkip top navigation and go to page navigation
National Science Foundation HomeNational Science Foundation - Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences (SBE)
Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences
design element
SBE Home
About SBE
Funding Opportunities
Awards
News
Events
Discoveries
Publications
Advisory Committee
Career Opportunities
See Additional SBE Resources
View SBE Staff
SBE Organizations
SBE Office of Multidisciplinary Activities (SMA )
National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSE)
Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS )
Division of Social and Economic Sciences (SES )
Proposals and Awards
Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide
  Introduction
Proposal Preparation and Submission
bullet Grant Proposal Guide
  bullet Grants.gov Application Guide
Award and Administration
bullet Award and Administration Guide
Award Conditions
Other Types of Proposals
Merit Review
NSF Outreach
Policy Office Website
Additional SBE Resources
Exploring What Makes Us Human
Rebuilding the Mosaic Report
Bringing People Into Focus: How Social, Behavioral & Economic Research Addresses National Challenges
"Youth Violence: What We Need to Know" Report to NSF
Social, Behavioral and Economic Research in the Federal Context Report
Expedited Review of Social and Behavioral Research Activities Report
SBE Advisory Committee Web Site (for members only)


SBE 2020: Submission Detail

ID Number: 73
Title: The Economics of Digitization: An Agenda for NSF
Lead Author: Greenstein, Shane M
Abstract: This agenda evaluates the consequences of digitization, as well as the impact of alternative policies governing the creation and use of digital information. This agenda focuses especially on the development of a research community to investigate the economics of digitization, to analyze the governance of intellectual property in this sector, particularly through copyright, and to pioneer approaches to measuring the economic activity related to digitization. We ask the NSF to establish a theoretically grounded empirical research tradition on the economic consequences of digitization, with emphasis on governance issues, such as those around the redesign of copyright; Encourage high-quality high-impact research that significantly reshapes academic and policy evaluation of the consequences of digitization, with an emphasis on issues grounded in measurement; Establish a research community with a recognizable identity and regularized interactions in order to establish consistent research norms, and facilitate cumulative research across this community, and enhance its impact on related fields and policy; Establish a data infrastructure for cumulative, transparent, and high-quality research and the ability to translate that research for policy evaluation.
PDF: Greenstein_Shane_73.pdf

SBE 2020 Home

 

Print this page
Back to Top of page