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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March 25, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
If the IMF is truly committed to open trade and market-oriented policies it will need to make rolling back Chinese mercantilism a top goal.
March 22, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The ruling in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley and Sons will make price discrimination difficult for non-digital goods.
March 22, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp sits down with Deputy Director of ARPA-E Cheryl Martin to talk about her unique take on ARPA-E and the evolving U.S. energy innovation ecosystem.
March 22, 2013 | Clifton Yin
ARPA-E programs signals emerging government recognition of the importance of transportation decarbonization and the need for transportation technologies to facilitate that endeavor.
March 21, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
There is a growing selfishness and preference for current consumption today in America and around the world.
March 21, 2013 | Clifton Yin
The FAIR Act signals growing interest in linking energy production to energy innovation.
March 19, 2013 | Clifton Yin
Proposal for tying transportation R&D to a dedicated revenue source could be a model for funding energy innovation.
March 17, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
It's time for energy innovation policy to become a priority in our policy nuance and our elevator pitches, the nation cannot face the challenges of climate change without it.
March 14, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
India’s recent trade policies are placing their relationship with the U.S. in jeopardy.
March 14, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
In his monthly contribution to "IndustryWeek," Rob Atkinson argues we can expect overall manufacturing output, and the jobs that are based on it, to continue to recede unless we address the real problems we face.
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December 12, 2013 | Michelle Wein
How Canada's Policies Impact American Innovation and Competitiveness
December 10, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
This panel discussion investigated methods for speeding the path from research to market.
November 13, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp gave a speech at the 2013 Regional Meeting of the Federal Laboratory Consortium in Leesburg, VA.
October 31, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will speak at a webinar for the Association of Public Data Users on “Public Policy...
October 30, 2013
Stephen Ezell participated in a panel on Electronic Commerce and Data Privacy at the Frontiers of Economic...
October 29, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson presented on IT policy issues at this event sponsored by the Copenhagen Business School.
October 24, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
A panel of experts discusses the truths and misconceptions of the DCMA.
October 23, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell led a workshop on value-driven service innovation at the Said Business School.
October 17, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Atkinson gave the keynote address at Tecnomanagement 2013, one of Mexico’s largest technology conferences.
October 2, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
This event, hosted by the European Institute and the Embassy of Belgium, will analyze the use of tax reforms...
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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...
April 3, 2012 | Daniel Castro
ITIF comments on the NTIA multistakeholder process to develop consumer data privacy codes of conduct.
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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.
February 28, 2005 | Robert D. Atkinson
Taking into account the historical record, the book discusses the shortcomings of prevailing liberal and conservative economic doctrines and lays out a new growth economics agenda aimed at maximizing the productivity and innovation-enhancing forces of the New Economy.
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