Enhancing University-Industry R&D Partnerships

January 28, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2322
United States Capitol

Post-World War II era U.S. science, technology, and innovation policy has been defined by a linear approach to public investment in basic research. For many decades, this worked because the U.S. was one of the few countries with the technological capabilities to translate research into new products and services. Read more »

The Role of Intangible, Knowledge-based Capital in Economic Growth

January 14, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
1101 K St. NW

As economies become more innovation-based, intangible capital (e.g., R&D, copyrights, software, skills, brands, organizational know-how) is becoming a more important driver of growth and competitiveness. What nations are investing in the most intangible assets and which have the most intangible capital? Are all kinds of intangible capital equal when it comes to driving growth Read more »

A Plan for Growth-Oriented Deficit Reduction

January 7, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Capitol Visitor Center
First Street, SE
SVC 212-10

The recent Congressional budget agreement, welcome as it is, just postpones rather than solves our budget challenge. Moreover, the "Washington budget consensus", based on cutting the debt by putting "everything on the table," including growth-inducing investments and tax cuts, will not lead to the budget solutions that will maximize U.S. growth. Read more »

The Explosive Rise of Subsidies to Chinese Industry

November 25, 2013
| Blogs & Op-eds

Chinese mercantilism has cost the U.S. a significant share of manufacturing job loss and this loss has had ripple effects to other sectors as U.S. manufacturers and their workers cut their spending.  These massive subsidies also distort the global location of and nature of production systems, resulting in production that is most efficiently done in another nation to be inefficiently done in China. Fundamentally the only real solution to this problem is for the world trading community to say enough is enough and put in place tougher policies that make it less beneficial and practical for China to continue along its current path.

New Report Finds U.S. Tax Incentives For Research And Development Now 17th Most Generous Among OECD Nations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) today released a report examining the effectiveness of the United States Research and Experimentation (R&D) tax credit. Read more »

New Report Proposes "Third Way" on Network Neutrality

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation today proposed a “third way” solution to the heated debate over net neutrality. Read more »

U.S. Continues to Tread Water in Global Broadband Adoption

ITIF Policy Brief Analyzes New OECD Broadband Numbers Read more »