Publications: Robert D. Atkinson
July 21, 2009
In this FCC filing, ITIF discusses policy and non-policy factors that affect broadband deployment and outlines a policy framework for a successful national broadband strategy.
July 19, 2009
Examines the issue of corporate tax reform and lays out key principles for policymakers to consider as well as specific policy recommendations for crafting an innovation-based corporate tax code.
June 29, 2009
A Roundtable on the End of Scarcity, Open Architecture, and the Future of Broadband Competition Policy
A summary of a roundtable that focused on the increasing convergence on some broadband competition policy matters.
June 9, 2009
In a testimony before the Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law, Rob Atkinson discusses why discriminatory taxes on wireless services have a negative impact on economic growth and innovation.
April 29, 2009
ITIF & LSE Enterprise estimate the impact on U.K. employment of additional investment in broadband Internet, intelligent transportation systems, and the smart grid.
April 23, 2009
Listening to debates over IT policy, it would be easy for a casual observer to believe that the United States has only one goal for the digital economy: spurring broadband.
April 3, 2009
Despite the promises of municipal fiber, the actual success rate of these community fiber projects has been lukewarm at best and, in many cases, a failure.
March 16, 2009
The Federal Reserve has reported that household net worth plunged $11.2 trillion in 2008. In this "Atlantic" article, Rob Atkinson argues that American wealth did not decline.
March 16, 2009
An article in the "Journal of Telecommunications and High Technology Law" unravels the broadband competition debate from both the perspective of an engineer and an economist and then evaluates four main policy options towards broadband competition.
March 5, 2009