Highlights

Debunking the Top Ten Arguments Against High-Skilled Immigration

To address misinformation, ITIF refutes 10 myths surrounding high-skilled immigration.

How Tech Populism is Undermining Innovation

This report explores how populism has overtaken many tech policy debates and proposes a counter philosophy of tech progressivism to better guide discussions and debates around tech policy issues.

Open Data in the G8: A Review of Progress on the Open Data Charter

This report assesses the current state of open data efforts in G8 countries.

Cross-Border Data Flows Enable Growth in All Industries

This report explores the many ways companies benefit from the free flow of data across borders and how to reduce barriers to these important data flows.

Understanding and Maximizing America's Evolutionary Economy

Conventional economics provides an increasingly poor guide for economic policy and should be replaced by an evolutionary economics framework.

Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage

"Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage." This new book delivers a critical wake-up call: a fierce global race for innovation advantage is under way and the United States is running the risk of losing.

Recent Publications

April 20, 2015 The FCC’s Privacy Foray: Privacy Regulation Under Title II
The FCC should allow for broadband innovation through light-touch CPNI rules.
April 20, 2015 The ITA Expansion Deal on the Table Benefits Korea
Expanding the Information Technology Agreement can bring significant benefits to Korea's economy.
April 20, 2015 Debunking the Top Ten Arguments Against High-Skilled Immigration
To address misinformation, ITIF refutes 10 myths surrounding high-skilled immigration.
April 13, 2015 The Global Flourishing of National Innovation Foundations
As the global race for innovation advantage intensifies, an increasing number of countries are establishing dedicated foundations or agencies to advance national innovation strategies.
April 1, 2015 How Tech Populism is Undermining Innovation
This report explores how populism has overtaken many tech policy debates and proposes a counter philosophy of tech progressivism to better guide discussions and debates around tech policy issues.
March 24, 2015 The Internet of Things: Exploring the Next Technology Frontier
The Internet of Things presents an opportunity to address major economic and societal change.
March 18, 2015 Sharing in the Success of the Digital Economy: A Progressive Approach to Radical Innovation
A collection of essays making the case for the progressive power of innovation and the digital economy in enabling societies to cope with new challenges.
March 17, 2015 Open Data in the G8: A Review of Progress on the Open Data Charter
This report assesses the current state of open data efforts in G8 countries.
March 16, 2015 Reforming Regulation to Drive International Competitiveness
Smart regulatory reform focused on sectors that compete internationally can boost U.S. economic competitiveness while maintaining, or even increasing, social benefits.
February 26, 2015 Healthy Funding: Ensuring a Growing and Predictable Budget for National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health needs greater resources and more funding stability.
February 24, 2015 Cross-Border Data Flows Enable Growth in All Industries
This report explores the many ways companies benefit from the free flow of data across borders and how to reduce barriers to these important data flows.
February 23, 2015 A Policymaker's Guide to the GMO Controversies
Unfounded fears surrounding GMOs distorts policy decision making.
February 17, 2015 The False Claim That Inequality Rose During the Great Recession
Notwithstanding claims to the contrary, income inequality has fallen, not increased, since the Great Recession.
February 9, 2015 American Innovation Under Structural Erosion and Global Pressures
U.S. global innovation leadership is faltering and in danger of flat lining.
February 2, 2015 How and When Regulators Should Intervene
This report proposes that as regulators contemplate weighing punitive actions on companies that they incorporate a typology based on the companies’ intent and the harm they caused.

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Upcoming Events

April 27, 2015 - 9:00am
ITIF co-sponsors an event releasing a new MIT study documenting how faltering federal investment in basic scientific research threatens a U.S. innovation deficit.
May 13, 2015 - 9:00am
Please join ITIF for a discussion of the limits of the “middle out” strategy and the kind of innovation-led growth agenda we need for all Americans to prosper.

Blogs & Op-eds

April 16, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson
Could Moore’s Law be dead?
April 16, 2015 | Michelle Wein
A key to growth is a healthy innovation ecosystem.
April 9, 2015 | Ben Miller
New research shows the value of medical innovation is much higher than previously estimated.
April 3, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson
Both domestic and foreign businesses in China need Internet speeds that are competitive with speeds in other countries.
April 3, 2015 | Doug Brake
No, America still isn’t falling behind Europe in broadband, despite what you may have heard.
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