Issues

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.

January 31, 2012
Privacy advocates continue to inflate criticism as Google changes its privacy settings.

January 31, 2012
Clean Energy Policy Analyst Matt Stepp will present "The State of U.S. Energy Innovation Policy” at EUEC 2012.

January 26, 2012
ITIF affirmed it praise for the President's focus on competitiveness but makes the case for more robust R&D, tax, trade and energy.

January 25, 2012
A weaker dollar could help U.S. manufacturers become more competitive and keep jobs at home.

January 25, 2012
It's time for many to stop circulating the myth technology will destroy jobs. Technology actually has the opposite effect on productivity and job growth.

January 24, 2012
In his new book, Restoring the Innovation Edge (Stanford Business Books), Jerald Hage, Director of the Center for Innovation at the University of Maryland, explores remedies to this growing problem, looking at eight key obstacles that the U.S. faces in restoring its innovative edge.

January 24, 2012
Legitimate third-party file hosting services should create industry-wide best practices to clean up the cyberlocker industry.

January 23, 2012
A five part series that works through what our current climate policy approach should be while addressing fundamental tensions among climate advocates and scientists.

January 20, 2012
A recent court case and inaction by Congress are putting the U.S. Export-Import Bank in peril just as the U.S. should be looking to enhance competitiveness.