Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

April 7, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Ben Miller
NSF's new "Science and Engineering Indicators" presents a misleading view of U.S. tech-based...
April 4, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Review of the new book "The Second Machine Age" by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee.
March 24, 2014 | Joe Kennedy
Lowering both the statutory and effective corporate tax rates will spur investment and U.S. competitiveness.
March 17, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
India’s Preferential Market Access policy is poised to damage the Indian and broader global economy.
March 6, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Maximizing global innovation requires a new approach to global trade and economic policy.
February 3, 2014 | Peter L. Singer
The origins of many technologies can be traced to an initial investment of U.S. federal research and...
January 23, 2014
This report provides a sampling of some of the most interesting and important contributions data-driven...
January 7, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
An innovative approach to cutting the budget deficit while also boosting growth.
January 6, 2014 | Michelle Wein and Stephen Ezell
This report documents what ITIF believes to be the ten worst innovation mercantilist practices proposed,...
December 9, 2013 | Daniel Castro
This report argues that calls to keep data within national borders are misguided and ineffective in making...
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April 23, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Privacy advocates are attempting to disguise ideological opposition to surveillance cameras as a debate about cost and effectiveness after the Boston Marathon Bombing.
April 22, 2013 | Richard Bennett
The argument for a massive reorganization of America’s broadband markets depends on a set of facts that don’t exist.
April 19, 2013 | Val Giddings and Matthew Stepp
We must transform and reinvest in our international agricultural innovation ecosystem to produce more productive, resilient crops for a hungrier and warmer world.
April 19, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The belief that automation is responsible for manufacturing decline is a nothing more than a neoclassical fallacy.
April 18, 2013 | Megan Nicholson
Policymakers must continue to recognize the importance of public support for energy innovation – and R&D funding throughout the federal government – as a means to rebuilding the post-recession American economy.
April 18, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
A reflection on the book "Climate Change Policy Failures" and how to best move climate policy forward.
April 17, 2013 | Val Giddings
Budget proposals for USDA are seemingly positive but won't achieve much without reform in research and international cooperation.
April 17, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The U.S. should look at international leadership on electronic ID systems and consider adoption of similar practices.
April 16, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Europe faces a quandary: The difficult fiscal straits most European nations face precludes “Keynesian” stimulus policies to spur demand.
April 16, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Any effective manufacturing strategy has to include a robust “tech and talent” initiative, which would include a fully funded NNMI.
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January 31, 2012 | Matthew Stepp
Clean Energy Policy Analyst Matt Stepp will present "The State of U.S. Energy Innovation Policy” at EUEC...
January 18, 2012
Senior Research Fellow Richard Bennett will present at the State of the Net Conference on bandwidth...
January 17, 2012 | Daniel Castro
Senior Analyst Daniel Castro will present at the State of the Net Conference on privacy.
January 12, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
In a presentation to the Pennsylvania Governor’s Manufacturing Advisory Council, Stephen Ezell stressed the...
December 8, 2011
Senior Research Fellow Richard Bennett to give keynote Caribbean Telecommunications Union’s Ministerial...
December 6, 2011 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell to present "Three pillars for ITS Development: National Vision, Investment, Strong...
December 1, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson
The thirteen myths of the internet era can be easily dispelled.
November 15, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson
More government and private industry partnerships are needed for U.S. global manufacturing leadership.
November 11, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will be giving the keynote presentation "E-Transformation for Competitiveness" as part...
November 11, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson
Innovation economics will lead nations to developing a cohesive and effective innovation-productivity...
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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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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."