Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

April 26, 2011 | Stephen Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson
The manufacturing sector is key to the health of the U.S. economy—and the U.S. needs a strategy to support it.
March 31, 2011 | Matt Hourihan and Matthew Stepp
ITIF reviews the indispensable role of public investment and public-private partnerships in fostering energy...
March 30, 2011 | Matthew Stepp and Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF proposes an Innovation Carbon Price—a unique approach to spurring clean energy innovation and boosting U...
March 23, 2011 | Matt Hourihan and Robert D. Atkinson
A carbon price is unlikely to yield sufficient levels of innovation if we don’t also invest in clean...
March 10, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson, Stephen Ezell and Scott M. Andes
Competitiveness can no longer be seen as a partisan issue. Both Democrats and Republicans contribute useful...
February 11, 2011 | Richard Bennett
Net neutrality is a holdover from a long-settled engineering debate about network design. Internet policy...
February 8, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson and Scott M. Andes
President Obama’s call to increase the R&D tax credit to 17 percent is an important first step but more...
January 28, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson and David Audretsch
ITIF examines the principle antitrust doctrines and how the field of antitrust can better cope with the...
December 21, 2010 | Stephen Ezell
The Winter 2010 issue of the Austrian Embassy's "Bridges" magazine features a summary of ITIF...
December 9, 2010 | Richard Bennett
Policymakers should refrain from getting overly involved in the dispute between Comcast and Level 3 over the...
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September 5, 2014 | Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinn
A case between the US government and Microsoft reveals the shortcomings of international laws.
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.
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September 30, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson will speak on forced localization at the "Implications of Localization Barriers in the...
September 29, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson presented The Whole Picture: Where America's Broadband Networks Really Stand at the...
September 26, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented Winning with Innovation-Based Economic Development to the Greater Baltimore Committee...
September 23, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented on the pros and cons of how LBTs like offsets impact the global innovation economy.
September 19, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson will present on "Achieving Shared Growth for the U.S. in a Global Economy" to the...
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...
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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.
March 6, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
The tax code should reduce ineffective exemptions and incentives while expanding effective ones focused on...
March 6, 2012 | Daniel Castro
Regulators should create policies that protect privacy while minimizing burdens on businesses.
February 22, 2012
ITIF filed comments with the FCC in favor of Verizon's proposed purchase of spectrum licenses from a...
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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.