brittaglennon@uchicago.edu'
Britta Glennon is a Staff Writer for the Review and an MPP student at the Harris School of Public Policy. She is interested in technology, Internet, and telecommunications policy.

Posts by Britta Glennon

The Role of Technology in Crisis Management and How it Could be Done Better

This piece, first published on May 7, 2013, is being republished as part of the Chicago Policy Review‘s 20th Anniversary Series. Please visit us here to...

Hoping to Create Your Own Silicon Valley? Don’t Count On Returnee Entrepreneurs

Developing countries might be better off spending their resources on establishing the right policy environment for local entrepreneurs.

The Role of Technology in Crisis Management and How it Could Be Done Better

Expert Patrick Meier discusses the role technology and social media have played in crises like the Boston bombings and how policymakers – and the crowd – can use these tools better.

Setting Priorities: What Research is Worth Funding?

Kei Koizumi from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy discusses how his office thinks about R&D funding in a time of budget cuts and economic uncertainty.

Barriers for Highly Skilled Immigrants: Why should American firms care?

How would hiring more highly skilled immigrants impact American firms?

Tweeting the Revolution

What impact did social media play in the 2009 protests in Iran?

How Big is the Broadband Bonus?

A new study investigates the economic impact of broadband investment

Cell Mates: Mobile Phones and Digital Access in China

Have mobile phones been effective in narrowing China's digital divide?

The Politics of Internet Access and Expression in Cuba

Who has Internet access in Cuba? How is this access controlled?

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