Resources and Publications
Resources and Publications
Resource and Publication
This report describes and postulates the three competing economic doctrines that shape trade policy debates.
The current frameworks measuring knowledge-based capital still need significant work before being a useful...
A mix of unlicensed and licensed spectrum is well grounded in Ronald Coase's economic pragmatism.
Despite modest growth, U.S. manufacturing is not experiencing a renaissance.
A growing array of interests stand resolutely opposed to innovation. ITIF nominates 10 organizations that...
Productivity growth is needed to ensure a robust economy that benefits the average American worker.
China's use of indigenous technology standards threatens to cause a harmful “Galapagos Island” effect.
This second annual report documents the worst innovation mercantilist practices proposed around the world in...
This report presents ten principles to help policymakers accelerate deployment of the Internet of Things.
Defense innovation is a key driver of U.S. security and economic competitiveness, however our preeminence in...
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.
Innovators, whether they are in a scientific laboratory or a recording studio, must count on being able to recoup their risky investments without the threat of illegal copies.
How Canada's Policies Impact American Innovation and Competitiveness
This panel discussion investigated methods for speeding the path from research to market.
Matthew Stepp gave a speech at the 2013 Regional Meeting of the Federal Laboratory Consortium in Leesburg, VA.
Daniel Castro will speak at a webinar for the Association of Public Data Users on “Public Policy...
Stephen Ezell participated in a panel on Electronic Commerce and Data Privacy at the Frontiers of Economic...
Robert Atkinson presented on IT policy issues at this event sponsored by the Copenhagen Business School.
A panel of experts discusses the truths and misconceptions of the DCMA.
Stephen Ezell led a workshop on value-driven service innovation at the Said Business School.
Atkinson gave the keynote address at Tecnomanagement 2013, one of Mexico’s largest technology conferences.
This event, hosted by the European Institute and the Embassy of Belgium, will analyze the use of tax reforms...
Communications Act Update provides opportunity to reform spectrum policy and unlock capacity to fuel wireless...
The FTC should avoid unnecessarily regulating predictive analytics and the underlying data. Instead, it...
The U.S. decision to forgo oversight of Internet governance has inherent risks.
Data has the potential to improve economic growth and quality of life but only if we get the policies right.
ITIF testifies in Vermont against legislation sought by organic advocates to grow their market by misleading...
ITIF opposes misguided efforts to ban an enviroinmentally superior new biotech variety of grass.
ITIF testimony before the MD Legislature shows legislation to mandate labels for genetically improved foods...
Mandatory GMO Labeling legislation proposed in MD would undermine the objectives it seeks to advance.
Stephen Ezell testifies that India's innovation mercantilist policies damage India's, America'...
ITIF urged an update to the Communications Act that will sustain the amazing innovation in our networks and...
Conventional economics provides an increasingly poor guide for economic policy and should be replaced by an evolutionary economics framework.
Rob Atkinson contributed the chapter “Public Policy, Innovation and New Technologies” to the textbook "Guide to U.S. Economic Policy."
Robert Atkinson contributed the chapter “Innovation in Cities and Innovation by Cities” for the book "Creating Competitiveness: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Polices for Growth."
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.
Daniel Castro contributed a chapter titled “U.S. Federal Cybersecurity Policy” in the book "Cybersecurity: Public Sector Threats and Responses."
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."
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.
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.