Issues

July 9, 2010
ITIF President, Rob Atkinson, appear on the show, Ideas in Action with Jim Glassman. On the show he discusses the state of innovation in America today.

July 8, 2010
Global innovation has the potential to let all countries grow their economies but only if nations eliminate harmful mercantilist policies.

July 7, 2010
While the U.S. once led the world in IT R&D, in the last decade other nations have caught up, as a share of total R&D.

July 6, 2010
ACTA may not be perfect, but it would offer greater protection for intellectual property rights—a direct benefit for American companies, American jobs, and American consumers.

July 1, 2010
Innovation economics offers more useful policy proposals for shrinking the budget deficit than neoclassical economics

July 1, 2010
Are American's colleges really preparing graduates for the modern economy?


June 30, 2010
Much of what passes for conventional wisdom on climate change is in fact either wrong or significantly exaggerated.

June 24, 2010
Some advocates are miffed about the process underway to clarify the FCC's role as a broadband regulator, but they shouldn't be.

June 22, 2010
Statement by Rob Atkinson before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation subcommittee on Competition, Innovation and Export Promotion.