Jake Goldenfein is a fellow at Cornell Tech’s Digital Life Initiative where he studies surveillance, data governance, platform economies, and the relationship between data science and legal theory. Later in 2020 he will join the faculty at Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne.

April 11, 2024


The Electric Vehicle Developmental State

BYD exemplifies transformations in Chinese industrial policy

The rise of the Chinese EV industry has been enabled not only by generous government subsidies but also by profound changes in strategy and organization, and in particular by a distinctive revival of vertical integration—at both individual firm and national…

July 27, 2020


Essential Infrastructures

The case for sovereign investment in telecommunications infrastructure

How should the fabric of social life, especially as it is rewoven by the pandemic, relate to the private ownership of telecommunications?