Issues

February 15, 2012
The U.S. Senate’s Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship should consider enacting policies to support entrepreneurship and small business.

February 14, 2012
On February 14, 2012, ITIF President Rob Atkinson will be presenting on a panel as part of the American Competitiveness: What Works conference.

February 13, 2012
The FY2013 proposal would increase top-line investments in key DOE energy innovation-related offices.

February 8, 2012
Innovation is becoming popular. Economists see it is not accumulation of more capital that is key to improving standards of living; rather it is innovation.

February 8, 2012
An examination of the progress of the Ad Hoc Technical Experts Group (AHTEG) since 2009.

February 7, 2012
ITIF takes on Christina Romer’s argument the United States does not need a national manufacturing strategy.

February 3, 2012
If we’ve come this far (or low) that a policy to help ALL manufacturers is industrial policy, then essentially neoclassical economists are saying that all policies need to be completely neutral between industries.

January 3, 2012
ITIF is holding a forum on applying the DARPA concepts to energy innovation.

February 2, 2012
Policies should promote ­not restrict activities like venture investing.

February 1, 2012
The Great Recession has given way to a less-than-great recovery and the pressure is on for Washington to respond. ITIF President Rob Atkinson and Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, will debate progressive economic policies.