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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March 14, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
India’s recent trade policies are placing their relationship with the U.S. in jeopardy.
March 14, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
In his monthly contribution to "IndustryWeek," Rob Atkinson argues we can expect overall manufacturing output, and the jobs that are based on it, to continue to recede unless we address the real problems we face.
March 13, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Netflix announced a new feature “Netflix Social" made possible because of an update to a privacy law.
March 12, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Singapore provides a persuasive model for a strong system of intellectual property rights. The TPP negotiators need only to look around to see the results.
March 12, 2013 | Clifton Yin
Collaboration between startups and large energy companies could prove crucial.
March 11, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Sunday op-ed writers should consider the facts before urging public policymakers to make changes to clean energy and copyright policy.
March 11, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The I-Squared Act is an important step in the right direction.
March 7, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp puts the clean energy deployment policy debate within the frame of innovation and discusses one potential solution.
March 7, 2013 | Daniel Castro
As Commissioner Ramirez begins her new term, the FTC can be more effective at making meaningful progress in addressing identity theft, such as through better use of technology.
March 7, 2013 | Richard Bennett
American broadband networks are not only faster than those in the UK, they’re also improving more rapidly.
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June 13, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell spoke at PlanSmart New Jersey’s Regional Planning Summit
June 4, 2014 | Doug Brake
Doug Brake spoke on a panel exploring the empirical data of next generation broadband deployment in the U.S....
May 14, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will discuss the use of the IoT to promote sustainable communities.
March 27, 2014 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp participated in a panel at the DOE National Laboratories at the annual Technology Transfer...
March 25, 2014 | Doug Brake
Doug Brake co-moderated Hot Technical Topics in Telecommunications and the Role of Technical Experts in...
March 9, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented at the Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Silicon Valley: Best Practices and...
February 26, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will speak about Internet governance in the global economy at an event sponsored by the U.S.-...
February 26, 2014 | Doug Brake
Doug Brake participated in the MMTC's Telecom Act Rewrite and the Potential Benefits to MWBEs and...
February 25, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will speak about the NSA’s impact on the economy, information security, and Internet freedom at...
February 5, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented on advanced manufacturing at a NIST VCAT meeting.
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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 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."
October 23, 2006 | Robert D. Atkinson
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.
February 28, 2005 | Robert D. Atkinson
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.
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