Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

January 26, 2015 | Michelle Wein and Robert D. Atkinson
This report describes and postulates the three competing economic doctrines that shape trade policy debates.
January 20, 2015 | Ben Miller and Robert D. Atkinson
The current frameworks measuring knowledge-based capital still need significant work before being a useful...
January 12, 2015 | Doug Brake
A mix of unlicensed and licensed spectrum is well grounded in Ronald Coase's economic pragmatism.
January 12, 2015 | Adams Nager and Robert D. Atkinson
Despite modest growth, U.S. manufacturing is not experiencing a renaissance.
January 5, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson
A growing array of interests stand resolutely opposed to innovation. ITIF nominates 10 organizations that...
December 16, 2014 | Stephen Rose
Productivity growth is needed to ensure a robust economy that benefits the average American worker.
December 15, 2014 | Stephen Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson
China's use of indigenous technology standards threatens to cause a harmful “Galapagos Island” effect.
December 8, 2014 | Michelle Wein
This second annual report documents the worst innovation mercantilist practices proposed around the world in...
December 4, 2014 | Daniel Castro and Joshua New
This report presents ten principles to help policymakers accelerate deployment of the Internet of Things.
November 21, 2014 | Dan Steinbock
Defense innovation is a key driver of U.S. security and economic competitiveness, however our preeminence in...
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September 4, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Linda Rosen
The U.S. faces a very real high-skill shortage.
September 3, 2014 | Alan McQuinn
This blog explores New York's controversial "BitLicense" regulations.
September 3, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Since we do not need any more STEM workers we should just close universities.
September 3, 2014 | Michelle Wein
Piracy in TV is increasing, as just about every Emmy-nominated show suffers from illegal downloads.
August 27, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Joe Kennedy
Corporate tax reform is an economic competitiveness issue.
August 25, 2014 | Alan McQuinn
The "right to be forgotten" may have led to more privacy concerns than intended.
August 19, 2014 | Adams Nager
The U.S. manufacturing sector has been losing jobs at an alarming rate since 2000.
August 18, 2014 | Adams Nager
Since 1999, the United States has suffered a 13 percent decline in triadic patent filings.
August 14, 2014 | Ben Miller
Slow US productivity growth reinforces the need for more public investment in R&D.
August 14, 2014 | Michelle Wein
The renewal of African Growth and Opportunity Act presents an opportunity to strengthen it.
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June 6, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF president Rob Atkinson will present at the STEM Enterprise: Measures for Innovation and Competitiveness...
June 6, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented ITIF's work on competitiveness and rankings at the 2012 EPISIS Conference.
April 19, 2012 | Matthew Stepp
Exploring the TBED community to better leverage cleantech policy and programs.
April 18, 2012
Richard Bennett will testify before the House Science Committee on April 18, 2012 on spectrum use before the...
April 14, 2012 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp will be presenting the "Breakout Session: Environmental Policy" at the National...
March 27, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will be speaking on the panel "Manufacturing and the U.S. Jobs Base: What’s Gone Wrong?...
March 19, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will present the keynote speech at Global Trends Driving a Renaissance in U.S. Manufacturing.
March 18, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented as part of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Silicon Valley: Best Practices and...
March 5, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
Senior Analyst Stephen Ezell will participate in a round table for FRB-Atlanta on market conditions for small...
February 22, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
On February 22, Rob Atkinson will moderate "Why—and Which—Manufacturing Matters: Innovation and...
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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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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.