Resources and Publications
Resources and Publications
Resource and Publication
All but “final mile” mail delivery should be opened up to private competition.
ITIF presents a rebuttal of the Economic Policy Institute's analysis of the STEM workforce.
3D printing is a new technology that raises old policy questions.
This fact sheet lists 53 documented economic benefits of IT, from jobs and output to competitiveness and...
A robust reauthorization of the America COMPETES Act can boost U.S. economic competitiveness and growth.
Policy decisions about IT in the vehicle should be driven by a broad government mandate to foster innovation...
The global agriculture system faces a rapidly growing challenge that must be met with resilience and...
Assesses the different Congressional proposals on internet tax and provides recommendations on the tax...
An EU-US FTA would signal to the world the seriousness with which both parties take true free trade.
The United States has failed to create a comprehensive energy policy that provides robust and consistent...
As the dot-com celebrates its 25th anniversary, Rob Atkinson looks forward to the next 25 years of the commercial Internet
Going beyond carbon emissions caps, innovation economists are calling for bold public-private partnerships to spur energy research
In this "BusinessWeek" blog Rob Atkinson describes the mounting global competition for renewable energy.
The debate over whole-body imaging for airport screening should focus on the merits of the technology, rather than privacy fears based on speculation and worst-case scenarios.
Piracy hurts the economy. Stopping piracy is important for creating American jobs.
An op-ed in Federal Computer Weekly discussing the problems with relying on professional certification to improve the security outlook of government agencies.
Richard Bennett explains how some complaints about the National Broadband Plan process amount to "working the refs."
While several countries in Europe have higher broadband penetration than the United States, recent claims by the European Commission that the EU leads the world in broadband are unsubstantiated
Richard Bennett discusses the false net neutrality crisis triggered by reactions to an inadvertent Denial of Service Attack caused by 4chan.org.
Many forward-thinking countries have made innovation-led economic development a centerpiece of their national economic strategies during the past decade. While many nations have taken the innovation challenge to heart and put in place a host of policies to spur innovation, the United States has done little, consequently falling behind in innovation policies and risking falling behind in innovation performance as well. This article compares U.S. innovation policy to that of other leading industrialized countries across five topic areas: programs to establish civilian technology and innovation promotion agencies; services innovation initiatives; national levels of R&D funding; tax incentives for research and development; and policies regarding high-skill immigration.
Rob Atkinson gave a presentation at the State of Downtown Economic Forum.
Rob Atkinson held an online presentation on Broadband for Case University Students.
Rob Atkinson presentated at the GLOCOM CTO Roundtable Meeting.
Rob Atkinson presented at the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation.
ITIF Senior Fellow Richard Bennett will be participating in a panel at the Congressional Internet Caucus...
Sen. Mark Warner, D-VA, and ITIF President Rob Atkinson will offer a cautionary assessment of America's...
ITIF Senior Analyst Daniel Castro will be participating in a COICA panel at the Congressional Internet Caucus...
Rob Atkinson spoke on a panel at Senator Klobuchar's Innovation Summit.
Rob Atkinson gave the keynote at the Fayette Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting.
Rob Atkinson participated in a panel discussion examining how the U.S. can best foster investment in medical...
ITIF files comments on effective universal service under a new Communications Act.
ITIF argues the FCC should develop flexible regulations under section 706.
ITIF cautions the FCC against encouraging inefficient use of public resources on municipal broadband...
ITIF filed comments with the FCC supporting a combined, larger company that can better serve consumers with...
ITIF files comments advocating for a flexible interconnection regime with the House Energy and Commerce...
The DOJ should rework these consent decrees to modernizing the way music copyrights are licensed in the...
Government data policy needs to balance privacy with innovation.
The Center for Data Innovation's Recommendations to the Senate Finance Committee on Health Data...
Rob Atkinson filed comments to the U.S. Senate Committee on Judiciary's Subcommittee on Antitrust,...
Bipartisan effort will be key to saving Social Security.
Rob Atkinson contributed the chapter “Public Policy, Innovation and New Technologies” to the textbook "Guide to U.S. Economic Policy."
Robert Atkinson contributed the chapter “Innovation in Cities and Innovation by Cities” for the book "Creating Competitiveness: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Polices for Growth."
In a chapter for the new book Practicing Sustainability, Rob Atkinson wrote about sustainability from an innovation economics perspective.
"Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage." This new book delivers a critical wake-up call: a fierce global race for innovation advantage is under way and the United States is running the risk of losing.
Daniel Castro contributed a chapter titled “U.S. Federal Cybersecurity Policy” in the book "Cybersecurity: Public Sector Threats and Responses."
Rob Atkinson contributed a chapter titled chapter “Who’s Who in Internet Politics” for the book "The Next Digital Decade: Essays on the Future of the Internet."
Supply-Side Follies: Why Conservative Economics Fails, Liberal Economics Falters, and Innovation Economics is the Answer
Supply-Side Follies methodically debunks the common assumptions of conservative economics and demonstrates why it is a flawed doctrine that is setting up the U.S. for a major economic downturn in the near future.
Taking into account the historical record, the book discusses the shortcomings of prevailing liberal and conservative economic doctrines and lays out a new growth economics agenda aimed at maximizing the productivity and innovation-enhancing forces of the New Economy.