Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

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...
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.
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June 27, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Secretary of State John Kerry and the Obama administration need to properly address India's mercantilist trade policies.
June 27, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
The House Appropriations Energy and Water subcommittee voted last week to slash funding for key energy innovation programs at the Department of Energy for FY2014.
June 27, 2013 | Michelle Wein
While everyone has an opinion on the subject of compulsory licensing, few actually understand its process and implications.
June 26, 2013
Richard Bennett lays out the three key issues that should be addressed in the House spectrum hearing Thursday: harmonization, relocation, and mobility in Rationalizing Government's Spectrum Use.
June 25, 2013 | Michelle Wein
If we want to continue regional economic integration for South-Central Asia, better IP protection is the next step.
June 24, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Privacy advocates do not want to give users choice; they want to set the privacy rules for millions of users.
June 24, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
If the U.S. follows the same path of the former retail giant, underestimating our competitors and taking our consumers for granted, we could “go out of business” the same way Woolworths did.
June 24, 2013 | Michelle Wein
As the EU and China work to find a solution to their solar panel dumping standoff, is there room for the United States to help build a global agreement?
June 20, 2013 | Travis Korte
Although it has made great strides in digitization and electronic filing, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and its international counterparts stand to benefit greatly from advanced data science initiatives.
June 20, 2013 | Ben Miller
Conservative defenses of inequality ignore the fundamental role of government in the economy.
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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.
September 17, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro spoke about security, freedom, and privacy at a panel discussion hosted by the Knight...
August 23, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson presented to the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners on Innovation-Based...
August 20, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented "Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage" to the BioPharma...
August 15, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp discussed key reforms to improve development and deployment at a roundtable discussion on...
August 7, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented at the 2013 ALEC conference in Chicago.
July 29, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp briefed the Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium on the "Turning the Page:...
July 25, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro spoke on the topic of "How the Internet is Creating Opportunities for Latinos" at...
July 8, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Senior Analyst Daniel Castro will discuss the trade-offs involved in COPPA as a part of the panel discussion.
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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.
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.