Highlights

Beyond Internet Universalism: A Framework for Addressing Cross-Border Internet Policy

ITIF presents a framework for evaluating and resolving cross-border Internet policy conflicts.

ITIF Files Open Internet Reply Comments

ITIF argues the FCC should develop flexible regulations under section 706.

The Rise of Data Poverty in America

This report assesses the development of a “data divide” in America.

The 2014 State New Economy Index

The State New Economy Index uses 25 indicators to measure the extent to which state economies are knowledge-based, globalized, entrepreneurial, IT-driven and innovation-based.

Going Local: Connecting the National Labs to their Regions for Innovation and Growth

Policy should be reformed to better integrate the national labs with regional economies.

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

September 15, 2014 ITIF Files Open Internet Reply Comments
ITIF argues the FCC should develop flexible regulations under section 706.
September 10, 2014 The Rise of Data Poverty in America
This report assesses the development of a “data divide” in America.
September 10, 2014 Going Local: Connecting the National Labs to their Regions for Innovation and Growth
Policy should be reformed to better integrate the national labs with regional economies.
September 9, 2014 Beyond Internet Universalism: A Framework for Addressing Cross-Border Internet Policy
ITIF presents a framework for evaluating and resolving cross-border Internet policy conflicts.
August 18, 2014 State Open Data Policies and Portals
This report provides a snapshot of states’ efforts to create open data policies and portals.
July 21, 2014 ICT Innovation Policy in China: A Review
The Chinese government has created a broad strategy to “informatize” its economy and society.
July 17, 2014 The Role of Trade and Technology in 21st-Century Manufacturing
In testimony before the Senate Finance Committee, Stephen Ezell analyzed the current challenges facing America’s manufacturing economy and offered several policy recommendations designed to bolster global competitiveness.
July 15, 2014 ITIF Files Comments with FCC on Open Internet
ITIF files comments supporting the FCC's flexible approach to promoting the open Internet under section 706.
June 30, 2014 Understanding the U.S. National Innovation System
The future economic health of the U.S. economy will depend on the strength of its national innovation system.
June 16, 2014 Setting the Record Straight: De-Identification Does Work
When implemented properly, de-identification can enable the benefits of data analytics without threats to privacy.
June 12, 2014 Barriers to U.S. Global Clean Energy Leadership
Matthew Stepp testifies before the United States House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
June 11, 2014 The 2014 State New Economy Index
The State New Economy Index uses 25 indicators to measure the extent to which state economies are knowledge-based, globalized, entrepreneurial, IT-driven and innovation-based.
June 9, 2014 ITIF Summer Reading List 2014
ITIF’s annual review of books covering technology and innovation issues.
June 9, 2014 Comments to the FTC on Patient-generated Health Data
Undue regulation would hamper public benefit of patient-generated health data.
June 4, 2014 The Location Privacy Protection Act of 2014
Senate testimony argues that limiting collection of geo-location data by third parties for commercial use stifles innovation.

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Upcoming Events

September 18, 2014 - 11:30am
Join the Center for Data Innovation for an expert discussion on how policymakers should help guide the coming wave of data-driven innovation.
October 2, 2014 - 12:00pm
Rob Atkinson will present the findings from a new report that analyzes the three main sources of U.S. economic evolutionary change.

Blogs & Op-eds

September 17, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Lumping all government support for business as bad is just plain wrong.
September 16, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Bill will greatly improve American innovation and competitiveness.
September 15, 2014 | Adams Nager
Unsurprisingly, education spending and a well-educated workforce are correlated among states.
September 15, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Open is becoming a key economic development tool.
September 12, 2014 | Ben Miller
A new government report confirms benefits of digital trade for the U.S. economy.
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