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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January 22, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson
FCC Chairman Wheeler's “competition uber alles” ideology is simply out of touch with the economics of broadband networks.
January 21, 2015 | Joe Kennedy
Implementing a domestic tax on overseas profits would be a mistake.
January 21, 2015 | Ben Miller
Sen. Rubio and Jon Stewart show how productivity too often takes a back seat to ideology.
January 20, 2015 | Matthew Stepp and Megan Nicholson
The climate community is backing the wrong policy and it’s running out of time.
January 20, 2015 | Travis Korte
Discrimination is hard to combat because it is hard to prove. Data can help.
January 15, 2015 | Ben Miller
New report from BCG and Qualcomm shows large benefits to consumers and small businesses.
January 15, 2015 | Daniel Castro
Those who stoke big data fears often ignore positives for society.
January 12, 2015 | Joe Kennedy
A policy proposal that would kill two birds with one stone.
January 12, 2015 | Adams Nager
Manufacturing is not booming in the US and saying so may make matters worse.
January 8, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson
Government should not protect traditional business at the expense of innovators.
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September 10, 2012 | Daniel Castro
ITIF Senior Analyst Daniel Castro will present on current research to make voting more accessible at the...
August 27, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will engage Jonathan Sallet and Jeff Eisenach in an interactive discussion of their views on the...
July 25, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will speak at the annual SRII conference in San Jose, California.
June 27, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
WIRE-Net's Board of Directors invited Rob Atkinson to address 2012 Annual Meeting.
June 12, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkison will present on the panel "How Labor and Manufacturers Are Forging Manufacturing’s New Path...
June 6, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF president Rob Atkinson will present at the STEM Enterprise: Measures for Innovation and Competitiveness...
June 6, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented ITIF's work on competitiveness and rankings at the 2012 EPISIS Conference.
April 19, 2012 | Matthew Stepp
Exploring the TBED community to better leverage cleantech policy and programs.
April 18, 2012
Richard Bennett will testify before the House Science Committee on April 18, 2012 on spectrum use before the...
April 14, 2012 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp will be presenting the "Breakout Session: Environmental Policy" at the National...
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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.