Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

October 21, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
We need an “innovation economics” approach to the budget that spurs growth through increased investments,...
October 10, 2013 | Michelle Wein and Stephen Ezell
The EU-U.S. T-TIP Agreement will only be fully successful if it fully maximizes innovation.
October 4, 2013 | Luke A. Stewart and Robert D. Atkinson
A thorough analysis of capital investment over the past three decades uncovers several troubling trends.
September 25, 2013 | Stephen Ezell, Robert D. Atkinson and Michelle Wein
The use of localization barriers to trade, by numerous countries, threatens the global economy.
September 22, 2013 | Joe Kennedy
Congress needs to reauthorize the Federal Helium Program now in order to avoid idling a valuable public...
September 9, 2013 | Ben Miller and Robert D. Atkinson
Neo-Luddites are once again blaming technology for job loss but the evidence shows they are wrong.
August 22, 2013 | Megan Nicholson and Matthew Stepp
An infographic illustrating how to fund next-generation clean energy breakthroughs.
August 19, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF explains the difference between competitiveness, innovation and productivity in this policy memo.
August 5, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The U.S. cloud computing industry could lose $22 to $35 billion over the next three years due to PRISM.
July 22, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Policymakers should take measures to reduce spam and improve cybersecurity on the Internet.
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August 21, 2013 | Richard Bennett
In the second post in a two part response to Susan Crawford’s attack on his New York Times op-ed “No Country for Slow Broadband,” Richard Bennett deconstructs Crawford’s analytical errors.
August 21, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
University scientific researchers from many Asian nations are attracting substantially more industry funding per researcher than their American counterparts claims a new report released last week.
August 19, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
In part one of a four part series, Salt Lake City’s Energy Commercialization Center provides a comprehensive summary of ITIF Senior Analysts tour of SLC’s energy innovation ecosystem.
August 19, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
In part two of a four part series, ITIF Senior Analyst Matthew Stepp provides an overview of some of the major energy innovations under development at the Department of Energy’s National Laboratory system.
August 14, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Localization barriers to trade constitute a distinct and rapidly growing class of trade barriers that seek to impose location-specific conditions on global production, procurement, investment, and data flows.
August 13, 2013 | Ben Miller
Chile’s Innovation Council drafts a new strategy for competitiveness.
August 9, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Why would the government want to tax Internet access when, according to the McKinsey Global Institute, the Internet accounts for 3.8 percent of U.S. GDP?
August 9, 2013 | Michelle Wein
Blaming free trade for U.S. economic woes does not account for the difficulty of operating in a global marketplace increasingly dominated by mercantilism.
August 7, 2013 | Richard Bennett
As America prepares to retire the public telephone network that served us so well for nearly 100 years, we need to take stock of the broadband networks that have taken its place.
August 7, 2013 | Daniel Castro and Travis Korte
Hadoop has been the industry standard for scalable data processing applications for several years, so why does a search for “Hadoop” on USAJOBS.gov return zero results?
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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.