Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

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...
February 8, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson and Scott M. Andes
President Obama’s call to increase the R&D tax credit to 17 percent is an important first step but more...
January 28, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson and David Audretsch
ITIF examines the principle antitrust doctrines and how the field of antitrust can better cope with the...
December 21, 2010 | Stephen Ezell
The Winter 2010 issue of the Austrian Embassy's "Bridges" magazine features a summary of ITIF...
December 9, 2010 | Richard Bennett
Policymakers should refrain from getting overly involved in the dispute between Comcast and Level 3 over the...
December 7, 2010 | Robert D. Atkinson and Merrilea Mayo
The current approaches to STEM education in the United States are not working, and reforms are urgently...
November 18, 2010 | Robert D. Atkinson and Scott M. Andes
The State New Economy Index uses 26 indicators to measure the extent to which state economies are knowledge-...
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October 3, 2013 | Michelle Wein
Libertarian economists are gaining fame for trumpeting the downside of the American copyright regime, but they don’t consider the technological progress that makes it necessary.
October 1, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
The government shutdown, regardless of length, is just the latest policy setback for America’s energy innovation ecosystem.
September 30, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
ARPA-E announced 33 new breakthrough clean energy projects, even as budget politics targets less funding.
September 27, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The Commerce Department should proactively search for more opportunities to unlock the potential of data-driven innovation.
September 26, 2013 | Ben Miller
New NBER paper shows how high-skilled immigration is important for competitiveness and innovation.
September 26, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The “robots are taking our jobs” narrative is not backed by the facts or common sense.
September 25, 2013 | Joe Kennedy
Unless Congress acts soon, the Federal Helium Program will begin shutting down on October 1.
September 25, 2013 | Travis Korte
The DataGotham 2013 conference, now in its second year, brought together data-driven thinkers from an impressively broad range of fields, carrying an almost equally wide array of titles.
September 24, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Many pundits, activists and policymakers are arguing that productivity causes job loss. They are wrong.
September 23, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Before we go off talking about competitiveness and what country leads or lags, it would be useful to have the right definition and the right data.
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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.
November 7, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson Presenting "Innovation Economics" at the Munk School of Global Affairs.
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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 f