Resources and Publications
Resources and Publications
Resource and Publication
ITIF outlines eight ideas to improve the U.S. innovation system.
ITIF identifies strengths and weaknesses of the open government initiative and recommends how to make more...
ITIF recommends a light touch of regulation and a heavy dose of spectrum to facilitate the growth of the...
Expanding the R&D credit would spur job creation and innovation.
This new report takes a detailed look at how Japan, South Korea, Singapore and other countries apply...
Recent efforts to ban peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing software in government offices to reduce security...
The U.S. government can and should do more to support industry efforts to reduce digital piracy.
ITIF President Rob Atkinson explains how ICT has the potential to revolutionize the lives of people around...
Creating Jobs Through Exports and Innovation: 9 Steps Congress Can Take to Foster Sustainable Job Creation
There is renewed interest in a job creation agenda. But many of the proposals put forth to date overlook the...
American broadband networks are not only faster than those in the UK, they’re also improving more rapidly.
Government should be focusing on reducing the investment and the budget deficits together, not implementing sledge-hammer cuts.
Congress doesn't want to hurt the next generation but slashing productive investments in the future will end up impoverishing future Americans more so.
Limiting innovation slows growth and technological progress.
Europe and America need to realize the global nature of the innovation competitiveness challenge, wrote Rob Atkinson in this special op-ed of the Spring 2013 issue of "Europe's World."
Renewed focus on battery innovation is what's needed for EV adoption.
Making EVs cost and perform like gas cars is a real barrier to EVs playing any role, big or small, in decarbonizing transportation.
A higher minimum wage would spur economic growth, while also increasing economic fairness.
In his monthly contribution to "IndustryWeek," Rob Atkinson argues anemic overall performance of the U.S. economy can be tied directly to the loss of traded sector, particularly, manufacturing competitiveness.
The president’s proposed initiatives are a good start to revitalize manufacturing, but they don’t go nearly far enough.
Rob Atkinson will engage Jonathan Sallet and Jeff Eisenach in an interactive discussion of their views on the...
Rob Atkinson will speak at the annual SRII conference in San Jose, California.
WIRE-Net's Board of Directors invited Rob Atkinson to address 2012 Annual Meeting.
Rob Atkison will present on the panel "How Labor and Manufacturers Are Forging Manufacturing’s New Path...
ITIF president Rob Atkinson will present at the STEM Enterprise: Measures for Innovation and Competitiveness...
Stephen Ezell presented ITIF's work on competitiveness and rankings at the 2012 EPISIS Conference.
Exploring the TBED community to better leverage cleantech policy and programs.
Richard Bennett will testify before the House Science Committee on April 18, 2012 on spectrum use before the...
Matthew Stepp will be presenting the "Breakout Session: Environmental Policy" at the National...
Rob Atkinson will be speaking on the panel "Manufacturing and the U.S. Jobs Base: What’s Gone Wrong?...
ICANN should avoid choosing one business model over another by allowing both open and closed generic TLDs.
Vermont's H112 should not be enacted because it is based on a misunderstanding about biotech crops.
Pressured or mandatory technology transfer by other nations has, is, and will continue to negatively impact...
Testimony before the U.S. International Trade Commission making the case for the expansion of the ITA.
COPPA restricts the development of a robust Internet ecosystem for children and should not be strengthened.
Strong leadership in cloud computing is necessary to remain globally competitive, advance technology in the...
The FCC should not extend its authority to regulate the software installed on mobile devices.
The implications for the U.S. economy as a result of China's strategic decisions should be clear.
Testimony before House Energy and Commerce Committee on U.S. manufacturing.
House Subcommittee Testimony Avoiding the Spectrum Crunch: Growing the Wireless Economy through Innovation
Spectrum policy needs to realign spectrum into a smaller number of larger allocations for general-purpose...
Robert Atkinson contributed the chapter “Innovation in Cities and Innovation by Cities” for the book "Creating Competitiveness: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Polices for Growth."
In a chapter for the new book Practicing Sustainability, Rob Atkinson wrote about sustainability from an innovation economics perspective.
"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.
Daniel Castro contributed a chapter titled “U.S. Federal Cybersecurity Policy” in the book "Cybersecurity: Public Sector Threats and Responses."
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."
Supply-Side Follies: Why Conservative Economics Fails, Liberal Economics Falters, and Innovation Economics is the Answer
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.