Highlights

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. And the health of that system is mixed.

Setting the Record Straight: De-Identification Does Work

When implemented properly, de-identification can enable the benefits of data analytics without threats to privacy.

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.

Raising European Productivity Growth Through ICT

Europe's increasing productivity gap with the U.S. can be addressed by taking better advantage of ICT.

Beyond 2015: An Innovation-Based Framework For Global Climate Policy

CCEI proposes a new global framework for addressing climate change with clean energy innovation.

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

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. And the health of that system is mixed.
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
Limiting the collection of geo-location data by third parties for commercial use stifles innovation.
June 2, 2014 Raising European Productivity Growth Through ICT
Europe's increasing productivity gap with the U.S. can be addressed by taking better advantage of ICT.
May 27, 2014 Beyond 2015: An Innovation-Based Framework For Global Climate Policy
CCEI proposes a new global framework for addressing climate change with clean energy innovation.
May 14, 2014 Innovations For Accessible Elections
Technology offers many opportunities to increase the accessibility of elections for people with disabilities.
May 12, 2014 Unlocking the Potential of Physician-to-Patient Telehealth Services
Policymakers need to address several barriers before patients can fully enjoy the benefits of telehealth.
May 5, 2014 Why Geoblocking Can Increase Consumer Welfare and Improve Income Equality
Differential geographic pricing of digital goods can increase social welfare and innovation.
April 29, 2014 Driving Innovation Through Federal Investments
To drive growth and innovation, Washington needs to address, three deficits, not just the budget deficit.
April 28, 2014 Driving Innovation and Productivity
Rob Atkinson contributed an essay, "Driving Innovation and Productivity" to the UK's Policy Network's "Making Progressive Politics Work."
April 25, 2014 A Communications Act Update Should Continue to Liberalize Spectrum Management
Communications Act Update provides opportunity to reform spectrum policy and unlock capacity to fuel wireless growth.

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Upcoming Events

July 16, 2014 - 12:00pm
ITIF will host a discussion of how telecom's foundational elements will change with the IP Transition.
July 23, 2014 - 12:00pm
Join the Center for Data Innovation and the Sunlight Foundation for a panel discussion highlighting the impact of open data across education, health care, international development, and other fields.
July 31, 2014 - 12:00pm
ITIF will host a panel discussion on why disruptive IT transformations are occurring and how they impact consumers businesses and IT policy.

Blogs & Op-eds

July 8, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Consumers and society benefit from the enhanced use of data innovation.
July 8, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Economic policy should not favor small businesses.
July 7, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Enhanced government investment in manufacturing innovation is central our economic health and global competitiveness.
July 3, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
A comprehensive innovation system is central to economic growth.
July 3, 2014 | Ben Miller
The notion that immigrants are taking our jobs is completely false.
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