Computer & Communication Industry Association

Reports

  • Competition

Tools To Compete: Lower Costs, More Resources, and the Symbiosis of the Tech Ecosystem

New research from the CCIA Research Center and Engine shows that startups leverage dozens of technology services and tools like AWS, GitHub, Google Suite, Zoom, and Slack to build and run their com...

Competitive Dynamics of Online and Brick-and-Mortar Retail Prices

Prices charged by brick-and-mortar retail channels tend to correspond closely to those charged online – good news for consumers, who benefit from a competitive retail landscape through lower pric...

  • Competition

Fireside Chat with Hal Varian on Antitrust Bills

A recent fireside chat with Google’s Chief Economist Hal Varian featured discussion on the flawed reasoning behind proposed tech regulations in antitrust bills like S. 2992, H.R. 3825, and H.R. 3...

  • Competition

Radical Proposals to Overhaul Antitrust Laws Would Cost Public Sector Workers in Pension Benefits

Radical proposals to overhaul antitrust law, such as pending bills S. 2992 and H.R. 3816, would cost 27.9 million teachers, fire fighters, and nurses almost $4,000 per person in lost retirement b...

  • Competition

The Economic Costs of Regulation of Online Platforms and Marketplaces

Online platforms and marketplaces are services that bring consumers and producers together via the internet by providing consumers direct and instantaneous access to an extensive array of global go...

Beyond Personal Data: The Cost of Data Flow Restrictions to EU Companies

This report provides new evidence on how EU businesses transfer data across borders and the likely effects of restrictions to such data flows on EU businesses’ operations.

  • Competition

Consumer Preferences Embrace a Mix of Physical and Digital

New survey research by Deloitte on small and medium-sized businesses and consumers finds that competition in retail is benefiting consumers with more choice, competitive pricing and constant innova...

  • Competition

Retail Today

New survey research by Deloitte on small and medium-sized businesses and consumers finds that competition in retail is benefiting consumers with more choice, competitive pricing and constant innova...

  • Competition

Irreplaceable Acquisitions: Proposed Platform Legislation and Venture Capital

An economic analysis of the merger and acquisition restrictions in House and Senate legislation finds the provisions would have blocked a significant source of spending on tech startups and resulte...

  • Copyright

Value Gap or Growth? How Digital Music Boosts Music Industry Growth

Today, consumers have access to a greater choice of lawful music services than ever before and can listen to music anywhere, anytime, on a broad range of devices. With these increased choices has c...

  • Copyright

The Sky Is Rising (2019 Edition)

The data in this report show that, once again, the sky is rising. We are in, as Professor Joel Waldfogel has noted, a true “Digital Rennaissance.”1 No matter where you look, there are signs of ...

  • Copyright

Fair Use in the U.S. Economy (2017 Edition)

The U.S. has developed one of the strongest and most innovation-friendly copyright systems in the world — including both strong enforcement mechanisms to prevent infringement, and strong limitati...