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How the surveillance state is exported through trade in AI

Autocracies and weak democracies are more likely to import facial recognition AI from China, particularly in years when they experience domestic unrest, say Martin Beraja, Andrew Kao, David Yang and Noam Yuchtman.

Martin Beraja, Andrew Kao, David Y. Yang and Noam Yuchtman

9 October 2023


This work is published under POID and the CEP's Growth programme.

This publication comes under the following CEP theme: New technologies and productivity