Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

January 26, 2015 | Michelle Wein and Robert D. Atkinson
This report describes and postulates the three competing economic doctrines that shape trade policy debates.
January 20, 2015 | Ben Miller and Robert D. Atkinson
The current frameworks measuring knowledge-based capital still need significant work before being a useful...
January 12, 2015 | Doug Brake
A mix of unlicensed and licensed spectrum is well grounded in Ronald Coase's economic pragmatism.
January 12, 2015 | Adams Nager and Robert D. Atkinson
Despite modest growth, U.S. manufacturing is not experiencing a renaissance.
January 5, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson
A growing array of interests stand resolutely opposed to innovation. ITIF nominates 10 organizations that...
December 16, 2014 | Stephen Rose
Productivity growth is needed to ensure a robust economy that benefits the average American worker.
December 15, 2014 | Stephen Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson
China's use of indigenous technology standards threatens to cause a harmful “Galapagos Island” effect.
December 8, 2014 | Michelle Wein
This second annual report documents the worst innovation mercantilist practices proposed around the world in...
December 4, 2014 | Daniel Castro and Joshua New
This report presents ten principles to help policymakers accelerate deployment of the Internet of Things.
November 21, 2014 | Dan Steinbock
Defense innovation is a key driver of U.S. security and economic competitiveness, however our preeminence in...
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December 3, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Congress needs to pass the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA).
December 3, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Effort would invade privacy, extend government overreach, and hurt US tech companies.
December 2, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Joe Kennedy
The R&D credit is an essential component for US innovation and growth.
November 19, 2014 | Doug Brake
Using any form of Title II to implement net neutrality would hamper innovation and investment.
November 19, 2014 | Ben Miller
New research confirms robots aren't stealing jobs in developing countries either.
November 18, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Comparisons to electricity and cable TV are off base.
November 18, 2014 | Alan McQuinn
The negative effects of data privacy could outweigh benefits.
November 17, 2014 | Daniel Castro
We need a middle ground approach to international Internet policy.
November 17, 2014 | Val Giddings
The U.S. Department of Agriculture cleared the path to commercialization for a “genetically modified” potato developed by J.R. Simplott.
November 17, 2014 | Joshua New
The President’s efforts to promote transparency and good governance should be continued.
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December 18, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF is co-hosting a roundtable discussion on Brazil’s new policies for science, technology, and innovation.
December 12, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will moderate a panel on entrepreneurialism based around "Innovation Economics" at the...
December 7, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will moderate a panel discussion will address challenges and possibilities for the future of...
December 6, 2012 | Val Giddings
Val Giddings will present on at the Food Policy and Impact conference on the panel "GMO Labeling and...
December 4, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Event on "Innovation Economics" at GMU Center for Science and Technology Policy.
November 29, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will provide the luncheon keynote at the Washington Innovation Summit.
November 7, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson Presenting "Innovation Economics" at the Munk School of Global Affairs.
October 23, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will moderate a Microsoft Conversation on U.S. manufacturing on October 23, 2012.
October 18, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will give a presentation for the Free State Foundation at the National Press Club.
October 2, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will present at FTC workshop "Competition & Consumer Protection Issues in the Pet...
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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.
March 18, 2014 | Val Giddings
ITIF testimony before the MD Legislature shows legislation to mandate labels for genetically improved foods...
March 12, 2014 | Val Giddings
Mandatory GMO Labeling legislation proposed in MD would undermine the objectives it seeks to advance.
February 13, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell testifies that India's innovation mercantilist policies damage India's, America'...
January 31, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Doug Brake
ITIF urged an update to the Communications Act that will sustain the amazing innovation in our networks and...
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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 cha