Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

March 17, 2015 | Daniel Castro and Travis Korte
This report assesses the current state of open data efforts in G8 countries.
March 16, 2015 | Joe Kennedy
Smart regulatory reform focused on sectors that compete internationally can boost U.S. economic...
March 9, 2015 | Stephen Ezell
To ensure the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement creates a framework in which life sciences innovation...
February 26, 2015 | Joe Kennedy and Robert D. Atkinson
The National Institutes of Health needs greater resources and more funding stability.
February 24, 2015 | Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinn
This report explores the many ways companies benefit from the free flow of data across borders and how to...
February 23, 2015 | Val Giddings
Unfounded fears surrounding GMOs distorts policy decision making.
February 17, 2015 | Stephen Rose
Notwithstanding claims to the contrary, income inequality has fallen, not increased, since the Great...
February 9, 2015 | Dan Steinbock
U.S. global innovation leadership is faltering and in danger of flat lining.
February 2, 2015 | Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinn
This report proposes that as regulators contemplate weighing punitive actions on companies that they...
January 26, 2015 | Michelle Wein and Robert D. Atkinson
This report describes and postulates the three competing economic doctrines that shape trade policy debates.
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August 14, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Localization barriers to trade constitute a distinct and rapidly growing class of trade barriers that seek to impose location-specific conditions on global production, procurement, investment, and data flows.
August 13, 2013 | Ben Miller
Chile’s Innovation Council drafts a new strategy for competitiveness.
August 9, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Why would the government want to tax Internet access when, according to the McKinsey Global Institute, the Internet accounts for 3.8 percent of U.S. GDP?
August 9, 2013 | Michelle Wein
Blaming free trade for U.S. economic woes does not account for the difficulty of operating in a global marketplace increasingly dominated by mercantilism.
August 7, 2013 | Richard Bennett
As America prepares to retire the public telephone network that served us so well for nearly 100 years, we need to take stock of the broadband networks that have taken its place.
August 7, 2013 | Daniel Castro and Travis Korte
Hadoop has been the industry standard for scalable data processing applications for several years, so why does a search for “Hadoop” on USAJOBS.gov return zero results?
August 5, 2013 | Travis Korte
The Global Alliance aims to foster an unencumbered environment of widespread data sharing.
August 2, 2013 | Michelle Wein
Did you know that film and television contribute substantially to the American economy?
August 2, 2013 | Ben Miller
Innovative ideas and systems improvements can make a real difference for charity.
July 31, 2013 | Richard Bennett
An 8,000 word blog post by Susan Crawford attempting to rebut my New York Times op-ed is riddled with analytical and factual errors. See part one of a two part response.
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September 18, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson and Daniel Castro
This colloquium will explore opportunities for self-service innovation in government, identify key...
September 17, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presents on the current state of U.S. manufacturing.
September 17, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro spoke about security, freedom, and privacy at a panel discussion hosted by the Knight...
August 23, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson presented to the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners on Innovation-Based...
August 20, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented "Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage" to the BioPharma...
August 15, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp discussed key reforms to improve development and deployment at a roundtable discussion on...
August 7, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented at the 2013 ALEC conference in Chicago.
July 29, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp briefed the Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium on the "Turning the Page:...
July 25, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro spoke on the topic of "How the Internet is Creating Opportunities for Latinos" at...
July 8, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Senior Analyst Daniel Castro will discuss the trade-offs involved in COPPA as a part of the panel discussion.
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June 9, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Undue regulation would hamper public benefit of patient-generated health data.
June 4, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Senate testimony argues that limiting collection of geo-location data by third parties for commercial use...
May 7, 2014 | Doug Brake
ITIF amicus brief asks U.S. Supreme Court to clarify the treatment of WiFi under the Wiretap Act.
April 29, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
To drive growth and innovation, Washington needs to address, three deficits, not just the budget deficit.
April 25, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Doug Brake
Communications Act Update provides opportunity to reform spectrum policy and unlock capacity to fuel wireless...
April 21, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The FTC should avoid unnecessarily regulating predictive analytics and the underlying data. Instead, it...
April 10, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The U.S. decision to forgo oversight of Internet governance has inherent risks.
March 31, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Data has the potential to improve economic growth and quality of life but only if we get the policies right.
March 19, 2014 | Val Giddings
ITIF testifies in Vermont against legislation sought by organic advocates to grow their market by misleading...
March 18, 2014 | Val Giddings
ITIF opposes misguided efforts to ban an enviroinmentally superior new biotech variety of grass.
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March 18, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson
A collection of essays making the case for the progressive power of innovation and the digital economy in enabling societies to cope with new challenges.
October 2, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Conventional economics provides an increasingly poor guide for economic policy and should be replaced by an evolutionary economics framework.
July 28, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson contributed the chapter “Public Policy, Innovation and New Technologies” to the textbook "Guide to U.S. Economic Policy."
February 28, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson contributed the chapter “Innovation in Cities and Innovation by Cities” for the book "Creating Competitiveness: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Polices for Growth."
October 20, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
In a chapter for the new book Practicing Sustainability, Rob Atkinson wrote about sustainability from an innovation economics perspective.
September 3, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson and Stephen Ezell
"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.
July 20, 2012 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro contributed a chapter titled “U.S. Federal Cybersecurity Policy” in the book "Cybersecurity: Public Sector Threats and Responses."
January 19, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson
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."