Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

May 19, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson and Luke A. Stewart
Not only does the U.S. lag behind other countries in government- and business-funded university research, but...
May 18, 2011 | Matthew Stepp, Matt Hourihan and Robert D. Atkinson
Policy must strive to promote government investment in R&D and private sector commercialization.
May 4, 2011 | Matthew Stepp, Alex Trembath and Daniel Goldfarb
ITIF, the Breakthrough Institute, and Americans for Energy Leadership respond to the Heritage Foundation...
May 2, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson
Faulty assessments of the problems and solutions related to U.S. innovation stand in the way of coherent and...
April 26, 2011 | Stephen Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson
The manufacturing sector is key to the health of the U.S. economy—and the U.S. needs a strategy to support it.
March 31, 2011 | Matt Hourihan and Matthew Stepp
ITIF reviews the indispensable role of public investment and public-private partnerships in fostering energy...
March 30, 2011 | Matthew Stepp and Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF proposes an Innovation Carbon Price—a unique approach to spurring clean energy innovation and boosting U...
March 23, 2011 | Matt Hourihan and Robert D. Atkinson
A carbon price is unlikely to yield sufficient levels of innovation if we don’t also invest in clean...
March 10, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson, Stephen Ezell and Scott M. Andes
Competitiveness can no longer be seen as a partisan issue. Both Democrats and Republicans contribute useful...
February 11, 2011 | Richard Bennett
Net neutrality is a holdover from a long-settled engineering debate about network design. Internet policy...
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March 27, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Laboratories or retirement communities, it's time to choose.
March 26, 2013 | Megan Nicholson
Energy innovation investment within the Department of Energy is down more than 5 percent since FY2012.
March 25, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
In a piece for Reuters, Stephen Ezell reflects on India's need to focus on boosting domestic employment by increasing across-the-board productivity growth.
March 25, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
If the IMF is truly committed to open trade and market-oriented policies it will need to make rolling back Chinese mercantilism a top goal.
March 22, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The ruling in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley and Sons will make price discrimination difficult for non-digital goods.
March 22, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp sits down with Deputy Director of ARPA-E Cheryl Martin to talk about her unique take on ARPA-E and the evolving U.S. energy innovation ecosystem.
March 22, 2013 | Clifton Yin
ARPA-E programs signals emerging government recognition of the importance of transportation decarbonization and the need for transportation technologies to facilitate that endeavor.
March 21, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
There is a growing selfishness and preference for current consumption today in America and around the world.
March 21, 2013 | Clifton Yin
The FAIR Act signals growing interest in linking energy production to energy innovation.
March 19, 2013 | Clifton Yin
Proposal for tying transportation R&D to a dedicated revenue source could be a model for funding energy innovation.
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February 6, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF president Rob Atkinson will present on a panel at 2:35 PM on the effects of technology on industry.
January 31, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will present a pragmatic road map for how the United States can regain an innovation advantage...
January 20, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
"Technologies that Energize Us" Panel: A Conversation with Matthew Stepp, Senior Policy Analyst, on...
January 15, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell, author of "Innovation Economics," will host a reception with the Policy Exchange in...
December 18, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF is co-hosting a roundtable discussion on Brazil’s new policies for science, technology, and innovation.
December 12, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will moderate a panel on entrepreneurialism based around "Innovation Economics" at the...
December 7, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will moderate a panel discussion will address challenges and possibilities for the future of...
December 6, 2012 | Val Giddings
Val Giddings will present on at the Food Policy and Impact conference on the panel "GMO Labeling and...
December 4, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Event on "Innovation Economics" at GMU Center for Science and Technology Policy.
November 29, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will provide the luncheon keynote at the Washington Innovation Summit.
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March 6, 2013 | Daniel Castro
ICANN should avoid choosing one business model over another by allowing both open and closed generic TLDs.
February 15, 2013 | Val Giddings
Vermont's H112 should not be enacted because it is based on a misunderstanding about biotech crops.
December 5, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Pressured or mandatory technology transfer by other nations has, is, and will continue to negatively impact...
November 12, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
Testimony before the U.S. International Trade Commission making the case for the expansion of the ITA.
September 23, 2012 | Daniel Castro
COPPA restricts the development of a robust Internet ecosystem for children and should not be strengthened.
July 25, 2012 | Daniel Castro
Strong leadership in cloud computing is necessary to remain globally competitive, advance technology in the...
July 13, 2012 | Daniel Castro
The FCC should not extend its authority to regulate the software installed on mobile devices.
May 10, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
The implications for the U.S. economy as a result of China's strategic decisions should be clear.
April 19, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Testimony before House Energy and Commerce Committee on U.S. manufacturing.
April 18, 2012
Spectrum policy needs to realign spectrum into a smaller number of larger allocations for general-purpose...
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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 li