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Artificial Intelligence and the future of society
June 15, 2018: A global two-day conference launched a new program with scholars from Europe and Asia to explore the upcoming digital disruption and the research agenda needed to address the critical questions for society, business and policymaking.
Artificial intelligence for smart cities: insights from Ho Chi Minh City’s spatial development
March 8, 2018: CGT Research Fellow Ran Goldblatt discusses development data issues and open access to data on The World Bank's The Data Blog.
What is the payoff from public R&D investments?
Feb. 28, 2018: Joshua Graff Zivin on his most recent article, which has been identified by Lisa Larrimore Ouellette as one of the best works of recent scholarship relating to intellectual property.
Peter Cowhey and the
Oct. 20, 2017: In a Q&A, Dean Peter Cowhey discusses the challenges and disruptions of the digital revolution in his new book “Digital DNA.”
Research flying high
July 28, 2015: Roger Bohn finds aviation-related writing inspiration at the University of Oxford’s Summer Research Institute.
Faculty and Research
Research Fields: high-tech and international manufacturing, electronics and data storage industry, product development, organizational management
Research fields: political economy, microeconomic theory, international trade
Professor; Director, UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation
Research Fields: China, Chinese and East Asian defense and national security affairs, especially related to economic, industrial, technology and innovation issues
Dean and Qualcomm Endowed Chair in Communications and Technology Policy
Research Fields: U.S. trade policy, foreign policy, communications and information technology, Internet, biological threats, international corporate strategy, microfinance industry to alleviate poverty
Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs
Research Fields: environmental, public health, development, innovation economics
Professor; Pacific Economic Cooperation Chair in International Economic Relations; Director, Center on Global Transformation
Research Fields: economics, international trade, international migration, foreign direct investment
Research Fields: technology and innovation strategy, international management, organizational economics
Professor; Co-director, Policy Design and Evaluation Lab
Research Fields: development economics, agricultural and resource economics, program evaluation, microeconomics, anti-poverty policies
Professor of Japanese Business; Executive Director, Center
onGlobal Transformation; Director, Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology
Research Fields: Japan, Japanese business organization, strategy, and management, financial markets
Focused on helping the world cut emissions of warming gases essentially to zero given the very real science, technology, economic and political constraints that exist. This initiative at UC San Diego is co-led by GPS Professor David Victor.
Designing research methods for scalable satellite image ingestion, processing, computing and visualization for the next generation of global change research in geospatial big data. This initiative at UC San Diego is co-led by GPS Professor Gordon Hanson.
Aiming to foster new collaboration and innovation between San Diego and Japan, this center acts as a hub for cross-disciplinary research on contemporary business, science and technology in Japan and its associated policies and strategies.
This program facilitates the exploration of policy implications and the practical application of research in engineering, medicine, and marine and earth sciences for strategic decision-making.