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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October 23, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell led a workshop on value-driven service innovation at the Said Business School.
October 17, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Atkinson gave the keynote address at Tecnomanagement 2013, one of Mexico’s largest technology conferences.
October 2, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
This event, hosted by the European Institute and the Embassy of Belgium, will analyze the use of tax reforms...
September 30, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson will speak on forced localization at the "Implications of Localization Barriers in the...
September 29, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson presented The Whole Picture: Where America's Broadband Networks Really Stand at the...
September 26, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented Winning with Innovation-Based Economic Development to the Greater Baltimore Committee...
September 23, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented on the pros and cons of how LBTs like offsets impact the global innovation economy.
September 19, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson will present on "Achieving Shared Growth for the U.S. in a Global Economy" to the...
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.
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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
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 conse