Research

  • A New Social Contract for the Digital Age

    The social contract is a theoretical artefact that refers to a set of mostly unwritten norms that regulate the core relationship between the State and those individuals living within its bounds, giving shape to the ...

    A New Social Contract for the Digital Age
  • The Governance of Artificial intelligence

    Progress in Artificial Intelligence brings unprecedented opportunities to humanity, but also considerable threats beyond the so-called singularity that should not be overlooked. One of the most pressing ones have to do with the uncontrolled AI ...

    The Governance of Artificial intelligence
  • The Fourth Sector

    Over the past two decades, the boundaries between the public, private, and non-profit sectors have been blurring as many pioneering organizations have started to blend social and environmental aims with business approaches. These ‘hybrid’ organizations ...

    The Fourth Sector
  • Resistance to technological change

    The situation of adversity experienced by disruptive companies like Uber, Facebook, and Airbnb is not new. The resistance against technological innovation and new business models have a long history in the West: from the attacks ...

    Resistance to technological change
  • Data, privacy & the individual

    Data has already become the main fuel of our digital economies. Both online and offline, our financial transactions, movements, communications, relationships, and interactions with governments and businesses all generate data that is already being collected, ...

    Data, privacy & the individual