Notice and Takedown in Everyday Practice

2016. Jennifer Urban, Joe Karaganis, Brianna Schofield

A report exploring how the notice and takedown process became one of the principle mechanisms for regulating freedom of expression, and what it means when robots take over the job of mediating conflicts over online speech.

Action Agenda for Historic Preservation in Legacy Cities

2015. Cara Bertron (ed.)

The Action Agenda for Historic Preservation in Legacy Cities is a nine-point strategy that shapes a new approach to preservation, adapts existing tools and policies used by preservationists, and promotes place-based collaboration, especially in legacy cities like Newark, Detroit, and Cleveland.

Connecting People to Work: Workforce Intermediaries and Sector Strategies

2014. Maureen Conway (ed.), Robert P. Giloth (ed.)

Maureen Conway and Robert Giloth bring together new perspectives on workforce development strategies in the health care, construction, manufacturing and restaurant industries.


新兴经济体的媒体盗版 / Media Piracy in Emerging Economies

2013. Joe Karaganis (ed.)

The Chinese translation of Media Piracy in Emerging Economies: the first large-scale comparative study of media markets, media piracy, and IP enforcement in the developing world.

Copy Culture in the US and Germany

2013. Joe Karaganis (ed.), Lennart Renkema (ed.)

A comparative study of media consumption, media acquisition, and attitudes toward copyright enforcement, based on a survey of 2300 Americans and 1000 Germans in August-September 2011.

The Open Syllabus Explorer


A navigable map of the higher ed curriculum based on one million syllabi.

The Rise of the Robo Notice

2015. Joe Karaganis, Jennifer Urban

How the automation of notice and takedown--arguably the key legal procedure for the regulation of online speech--undermines its core compromise between users, copyright holders, and internet companies..

The 3rd Global Congress Research Survey

2013. Joe Karaganis (ed.)

Between July and September, 2013, The Assembly surveyed members of the Global Congress community to learn more about current projects and priorities in global research and advocacy on intellectual property and access to knowledge. 

Revitalizing the Legacy Cities of Upstate New York


A call for stronger partnerships among municipal governments and local anchor institutions, for regional export plans and venture funds, and for fully utilizing the opportunities afforded by Governor Cuomo's Regional Economic Development Councils in the service of New York's struggling upstate cities.

Rebuilding America's Legacy Cities: New Directions for the Industrial Heartland

2012. Alan Mallach (ed.)

An effort to rethink strategies for sustainability, livability, and growth in cities facing long-term population loss, industrial decline, and other economic challenges.

The Washington Declaration on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest

2011. Statement of the Congress

The Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, August 25-27, 2011, convened over 180 experts from 32 countries and six continents to help re-articulate the public interest dimension in intellectual property law and policy.  The Washington Declaration is the result of that conversation.

Reinventing America's Legacy Cities: Strategies for Cities Losing Population


The initial report of the 2011 "Legacy Cities" Assembly in Detroit, the report emphasizes the importance of differentiating market-driven development strategies useful in stronger neighborhoods from public investment driven strategies targeted at more economically challenged areas.

Media Piracy in Emerging Economies

2011. Joe Karaganis (ed.)

Media Piracy in Emerging Economies is the first independent, large-scale study of music, film and software piracy in emerging economies, focusing on Brazil, India, Russia, South Africa, Mexico and Bolivia. The study has been translated into four languages and is widely cited in debates about intellectual property protection, market structure, and development.

Uncommon Common Ground: Race and America’s Future

2010. Angela Glover Blackwell, Stewart Kwoh, Manuel Pastor

New perspectives on race and its role in shaping American identity and disunity.  Revised edition.

The Next Generation Project Meridian Assemblies Combined White Papers


Three one-day workshops held in 2009-2010 on “Obama – One Year Later," "U.S. Global Policy: Challenges to Building a 21st Century Grand Strategy,” and “Technology, Finance, Innovation, and U.S. Global Policy." Co-sponsored with the Center for a New American Security and held at the Merdian Center in Washington DC.

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