Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

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...
November 6, 2014 | Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinn
The EU's HTTP Cookie Notification Policy is costing Europe $2.3 billion a year and needs to go.
October 24, 2014 | Ben Miller and Robert D. Atkinson
A ranking of 125 nations on the level of government imposed taxes and tariffs on ICT goods and services.
October 17, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
We are on the cusp of an IT-enabled transformation of transportation.
October 8, 2014 | Michelle Wein, Stephen Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson
This report ranks 55 nations on the extent of how they practice trade mercantilism.
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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.
July 30, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Nike is becoming a leader in successfully using Life Cycle Assessments to inform product development.
July 29, 2013 | Richard Bennett
“Is the Internet an enabler of rich new networks and applications or simply a faster telephone network? Progressives need to choose a vision to animate public policy.”
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July 1, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson spoke on a panel titled "Copyrights and innovation: Understanding the debate," hosted...
June 26, 2014 | Doug Brake
ITIF's Brake discussed the importance of spectrum policy to the LGBT community at an event hosted by...
June 20, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The EAC and NIST are hosting the “Highlights of EAC Accessible Voting Research and the Impact on Elections”...
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.-...
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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.
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.
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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