Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

October 24, 2014 | Ben Miller and Robert D. Atkinson
A ranking of 125 nations on the level of government imposed taxes and tariffs on ICT goods and services.
October 17, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
We are on the cusp of an IT-enabled transformation of transportation.
October 8, 2014 | Michelle Wein, Stephen Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson
This report ranks 55 nations on the extent of how they practice trade mercantilism.
September 10, 2014 | Daniel Castro
This report assesses the development of a “data divide” in America.
September 10, 2014 | Scott M. Andes, Mark Muro and Matthew Stepp
Policy should be reformed to better integrate the national labs with regional economies.
September 9, 2014 | Daniel Castro and Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF presents a framework for evaluating and resolving cross-border Internet policy conflicts.
August 18, 2014 | Laura Drees and Daniel Castro
This report provides a snapshot of states’ efforts to create open data policies and portals.
July 28, 2014 | Stephen Ezell, Adams Nager and Robert D. Atkinson
The U.S. Export-Import Bank remains vital to supporting America's traded sector competitiveness.
July 21, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
The Chinese government has created a broad strategy to “informatize” its economy and society.
June 30, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
The future economic health of the U.S. economy will depend on the strength of its national innovation system.
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May 22, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
U.S. economic politics is often framed as a clash between “Main Street” and multinationals, with the former hard working mom and pop owners and the latter controlled by profit-hungry tycoons. But this framing misses the point, what determines America’s position in the global economy is not whether Fred’s clothing shop sells more pants.
May 20, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The reasons behind the lack of corporate support for federal technology initiatives.
May 20, 2013 | Richard Bennett
There is a great disparity between the traditional broadband narrative and the American broadband reality.
May 20, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Instead of berating U.S. companies for being unpatriotic, Congress would be better advised to put in place the comprehensive changes needed to make the U.S. economy more competitive.
May 17, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Despite recent investments in energy innovation, budget sequestration could potentially cut DOD energy research and procurement programs by 25 percent compared to FY2012 funding levels.
May 16, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Without new legislation, the Department of Justice can only bring misdemeanor charges against criminals and terrorists engaged in widespread, for-profit online streaming.
May 15, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
The American COMPETES Act strengthens the foundation that the emerging clean energy industry must rely on for present and future growth.
May 14, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
ITIF discusses possible responses to the USTR’s Special 301 Report, which highlights the damage theft of intellectual property has on the U.S. economy.
May 11, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The Canadian government made the right decision in choosing to refocus its National Research Council on industrially-relevant research.
May 8, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
The President’s FY2014 budget would create eight new incubator programs at the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
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March 26, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will present at "Privacy & Innovation in the Age of the Internet of Things" at the...
March 12, 2015 | Joshua New
Josh New spoke on how cloud computing and open data converge to deliver value and improve government services.
February 26, 2015 | Val Giddings
Val Giddings participated in the University of Maryland extension’s 2015 Agronomy Update.
February 5, 2015 | Stephen Ezell
The presentation contends that the great age of innovation is far from over, but that a faltering policy...
January 27, 2015 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will be participating in a panel on consumer privacy at State of the Net 2015.
January 26, 2015 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp is moderating a panel titled "Keystone Showdown: The Political, Economic, and...
January 26, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson and Stephen Ezell
Rob Atkinson and Stephen Ezell presented the Indian Economy at a Crossroads report in New Delhi.
December 3, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro spoke on a panel at the seventh China U.S. Internet Industry Forum in Washington D.C.
December 2, 2014 | Michelle Wein
Michelle Wein analyzed the impact of T-TIP on regional economies.
November 30, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
This presentation provides an overview of Silicon Valley’s innovation economy, explaining the key elements...
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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.
February 13, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell testifies that India's innovation mercantilist policies damage India's, America'...
January 31, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Doug Brake
ITIF urged an update to the Communications Act that will sustain the amazing innovation in our networks and...
January 3, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The FTC should embrace a flexible and modern regulatory regime that fosters data-driven innovation in the...
December 12, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson files comments to new FCC chair on future of telecom policy.
November 13, 2013 | Daniel Castro, Robert D. Atkinson and Michelle Wein
ITIF recommends that policymakers preserve statutory damages for large-scale infringement, allow the private...
October 10, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The U.S. freight transportation system faces major challenges and new policies are required to enhance...
October 4, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The Court’s ruling imperils standard practices in the IT industry and is based on incorrect factual...
September 17, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The undersigned support U.S. policy incentives, particularly intellectual property (IP) protections, for...
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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