Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

October 4, 2010 | Robert D. Atkinson
An analysis of how prevailing economic philosophies drive approaches to network policy in four key areas:...
September 24, 2010 | Robert D. Atkinson, Daniel Castro, Scott M. Andes, Stephen Ezell, Darrene Hackler and
There are a number of ways to keep innovation going in the right direction even if funds are limited. They...
September 22, 2010 | Robert D. Atkinson
A summary of the May 2010 meeting of innovation economists, social justice activists, and thinkers from the...
September 14, 2010 | Scott M. Andes and Daniel Castro
Mobile broadband offers a vast array of opportunities to improve quality of life for individuals and society.
September 8, 2010 | Daniel Castro
A study shows that overly strict privacy laws inhibit the effectiveness of the Internet ecosystem.
August 25, 2010 | Daniel Castro
IT has an important role to play in protecting the safety of our food supply.
August 17, 2010 | Daniel Castro
Policymakers can help cloud computing flourish by creating policies that will support its development and...
July 21, 2010 | Richard Bennett and Robert D. Atkinson
The FCC broadband report delivered to Congress indicates a decline in progress towards universal broadband...
July 8, 2010 | Robert D. Atkinson
Global innovation has the potential to let all countries grow their economies but only if nations eliminate...
July 7, 2010 | Stephen Ezell and Scott M. Andes
While the U.S. once led the world in IT R&D, in the last decade other nations have caught up, as a share...
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October 21, 2013 | Michelle Wein
In Canada, there is a strange pattern developing regarding the conditions required to obtain a patent, and it is threatening innovation.
October 21, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Benjamin Freidman’s Neo-Luddite assessment of technology and jobs is a reminder why we should not let economists make policy.
October 18, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The latest broadband rankings by Akami further illustrate that the claims of some broadband Casandras regarding the weakness of U.S. networks are highly misleading.
October 17, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Summarizes key insights from ITIF's event on the success of the Nordic innovation economies and what the United States can learn from them.
October 15, 2013 | Michelle Wein
The argument that movie studios could eliminate piracy by just releasing more movies sooner, cheaper or in a different format is incorrect.
October 11, 2013 | Matthew Stepp and Alex Trembath
To mitigate climate change globally we must develop a robust innovation system that can create cheaper and higher quality clean energy alternatives.
October 10, 2013 | Michelle Wein
With the government shutdown now in its second week, its effect is now being felt in much of the broader U.S. economy, especially in trade.
October 7, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
In part 3 from his Energy Innovation Across America tour, ITIF Senior Analyst Matthew Stepp talks with some of the leading voices in the rapidly growing Midwest clean energy innovation ecosystem.
October 7, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The shutdown is just one symptom of a broader illness affecting governmental budgeting that is sabotaging our economic future.
October 4, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
This day of celebration should also serve as reminder of the competitiveness challenges manufacturers face.
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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.
February 28, 2005 | Robert D. Atkinson
Taking into account the historical record, the book discusses the shortcomings of prevailing liberal and conservative economic doctrines and lays out a new growth economics agenda aimed at maximizing the productivity and innovation-enhancing forces of the New Economy.
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