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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January 22, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson
Senator Thune’s proposal offers a reasonable compromise.
January 22, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson
FCC Chairman Wheeler's “competition uber alles” ideology is simply out of touch with the economics of broadband networks.
January 21, 2015 | Joe Kennedy
Implementing a domestic tax on overseas profits would be a mistake.
January 21, 2015 | Ben Miller
Sen. Rubio and Jon Stewart show how productivity too often takes a back seat to ideology.
January 20, 2015 | Matthew Stepp and Megan Nicholson
The climate community is backing the wrong policy and it’s running out of time.
January 20, 2015 | Travis Korte
Discrimination is hard to combat because it is hard to prove. Data can help.
January 15, 2015 | Ben Miller
New report from BCG and Qualcomm shows large benefits to consumers and small businesses.
January 15, 2015 | Daniel Castro
Those who stoke big data fears often ignore positives for society.
January 12, 2015 | Joe Kennedy
A policy proposal that would kill two birds with one stone.
January 12, 2015 | Adams Nager
Manufacturing is not booming in the US and saying so may make matters worse.
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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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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...
February 15, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
The U.S. Senate’s Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship should consider enacting policies to...
February 2, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson and Stephen Ezell
Policies should promote ­not restrict activities like venture investing.
December 8, 2011 | Val Giddings
The facts show quite clearly that biotechnology crops and foods are at least as safe as those produced with...
December 6, 2011 | Val Giddings
The regulation system responsible for reviewing products of agricultural biotechnology is in need of reform.
December 5, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson
California should revise and expand its R&D credit and consider implementing a patent box.
August 29, 2011
ITIF recommends phasing out Universal Service and ICC subsidies and replacing them with a rural broadband...
August 16, 2011
Further testing will determine the feasibility of LightSquared operation in the lower 10 MHz of their...
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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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