Publications: Scott M. Andes
March 19, 2013
Assesses the different Congressional proposals on internet tax and provides recommendations on the tax challenges we face.
May 17, 2012
Documents the role public investment plays in underpinning a nation’s competitiveness in the life sciences and competition for global life sciences leadership. NIH Director Francis S. Collins endorses this report in a recent New York Times interview.
March 19, 2012
Report debunks myths about productivity gains, restructuring, and a manufacturing renaissance and explains what is needed for a real recovery in this essential sector.
December 5, 2011
A scorecard ranking APEC economies on their innovation-based policies to spur competitiveness and growth.
October 4, 2011
To create jobs, this report proposes driving down the value of dollar to boost exports and having firms bid for the right to repatriate foreign earnings.
July 19, 2011
The Atlantic Century II updates ITIF’s 2009 report on the United States’ innovation-based competitiveness compared with a diverse group of countries.
March 22, 2011
Biotechnology has the potential to drastically reduce food prices. But opponents rely on ideology, not science, to restrict agriculture innovation.
March 10, 2011
One from Column A, B, and C: Finding a New Bipartisan Consensus on U.S. Competitiveness and Innovation Policy
Competitiveness can no longer be seen as a partisan issue. Both Democrats and Republicans contribute useful recommendations.
February 8, 2011
President Obama’s call to increase the R&D tax credit to 17 percent is an important first step but more needs to be done to improve U.S. competitiveness.
January 19, 2011
ITIF Research Fellow Scott Andes reports from Ghana on how China's intellectual property theft hurts the poor.