Resources and Publications
Resources and Publications
Resource and Publication
United States has made rapid progress in broadband deployment, performance and price.
Congress should establish “U.S. Manufacturing Universities” as part of a needed push to strengthen the...
ITA member countries—developed and developing alike—should seize on the opportunity to further tariff rate...
Creating a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation should be a priority for policymakers.
The State New Economy Index uses 26 indicators to measure the extent to which state economies are knowledge-...
The current rate-setting process for music royalties is broken, reform would allow copyright owners to...
Economic doctrines lead to different views of optimal copyright policy.
The ITU is facing obsolescence but this existential crisis does not justify a wholesale restructuring of...
As the 2012 presidential campaign moves in the final stage, ITIF is presenting general principles and...
Fifty actionable ideas illustrating how to make voting more accessible for all Americans, including voters...
American broadband networks are not only faster than those in the UK, they’re also improving more rapidly.
Government should be focusing on reducing the investment and the budget deficits together, not implementing sledge-hammer cuts.
Congress doesn't want to hurt the next generation but slashing productive investments in the future will end up impoverishing future Americans more so.
Limiting innovation slows growth and technological progress.
Europe and America need to realize the global nature of the innovation competitiveness challenge, wrote Rob Atkinson in this special op-ed of the Spring 2013 issue of "Europe's World."
Renewed focus on battery innovation is what's needed for EV adoption.
Making EVs cost and perform like gas cars is a real barrier to EVs playing any role, big or small, in decarbonizing transportation.
A higher minimum wage would spur economic growth, while also increasing economic fairness.
In his monthly contribution to "IndustryWeek," Rob Atkinson argues anemic overall performance of the U.S. economy can be tied directly to the loss of traded sector, particularly, manufacturing competitiveness.
The president’s proposed initiatives are a good start to revitalize manufacturing, but they don’t go nearly far enough.
Rob Atkinson served as moderator at the OECD-NSF Workshop Roundtable Debate.
Rob Atkinson moderated for event regarding the release of the SAFE Transportation Paper.
Rob Atkinson gave a presentation at the State of Downtown Economic Forum.
Rob Atkinson held an online presentation on Broadband for Case University Students.
Rob Atkinson presentated at the GLOCOM CTO Roundtable Meeting.
Rob Atkinson presented at the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation.
ITIF Senior Fellow Richard Bennett will be participating in a panel at the Congressional Internet Caucus...
Sen. Mark Warner, D-VA, and ITIF President Rob Atkinson will offer a cautionary assessment of America's...
ITIF Senior Analyst Daniel Castro will be participating in a COICA panel at the Congressional Internet Caucus...
Rob Atkinson spoke on a panel at Senator Klobuchar's Innovation Summit.
Testimony before House Energy and Commerce Committee on U.S. manufacturing.
House Subcommittee Testimony Avoiding the Spectrum Crunch: Growing the Wireless Economy through Innovation
Spectrum policy needs to realign spectrum into a smaller number of larger allocations for general-purpose...
ITIF comments on the NTIA multistakeholder process to develop consumer data privacy codes of conduct.
The tax code should reduce ineffective exemptions and incentives while expanding effective ones focused on...
Regulators should create policies that protect privacy while minimizing burdens on businesses.
ITIF filed comments with the FCC in favor of Verizon's proposed purchase of spectrum licenses from a...
The U.S. Senate’s Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship should consider enacting policies to...
Response to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests
Policies should promote not restrict activities like venture investing.
The facts show quite clearly that biotechnology crops and foods are at least as safe as those produced with...
ITIF Submission to the Office of Science & Technology Policy on "Building a 21st Century Bioeconomy"
The regulation system responsible for reviewing products of agricultural biotechnology is in need of reform.
In a chapter for the new book Practicing Sustainability, Rob Atkinson wrote about sustainability from an innovation economics perspective.
"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.
Supply-Side Follies: Why Conservative Economics Fails, Liberal Economics Falters, and Innovation Economics is the Answer
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.