Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

May 13, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson and Luke A. Stewart
This fact sheet lists 53 documented economic benefits of IT, from jobs and output to competitiveness and...
April 22, 2013 | Stephen Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson
A robust reauthorization of the America COMPETES Act can boost U.S. economic competitiveness and growth.
April 10, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Policy decisions about IT in the vehicle should be driven by a broad government mandate to foster innovation...
April 7, 2013 | Val Giddings, Matthew Stepp and Mark Eliot Caine
The global agriculture system faces a rapidly growing challenge that must be met with resilience and...
March 19, 2013 | Scott M. Andes and Robert D. Atkinson
Assesses the different Congressional proposals on internet tax and provides recommendations on the tax...
March 14, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
An EU-US FTA would signal to the world the seriousness with which both parties take true free trade.
March 7, 2013 | Megan Nicholson and Matthew Stepp
The United States has failed to create a comprehensive energy policy that provides robust and consistent...
February 12, 2013 | Richard Bennett, Luke A. Stewart and Robert D. Atkinson
United States has made rapid progress in broadband deployment, performance and price.
January 14, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson and Stephen Ezell
Congress should establish “U.S. Manufacturing Universities” as part of a needed push to strengthen the...
December 16, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
ITA member countries—developed and developing alike—should seize on the opportunity to further tariff rate...
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February 3, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
If we’ve come this far (or low) that a policy to help ALL manufacturers is industrial policy, then essentially neoclassical economists are saying that all policies need to be completely neutral between industries.
January 31, 2012 | Daniel Castro
Privacy advocates continue to inflate criticism as Google changes its privacy settings.
January 26, 2012 | Stephen J. Norton, Stephen Ezell, Matthew Stepp and Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF affirmed it praise for the President's focus on competitiveness but makes the case for more robust R&D, tax, trade and energy.
January 25, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
It's time for many to stop circulating the myth technology will destroy jobs. Technology actually has the opposite effect on productivity and job growth.
January 25, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
A weaker dollar could help U.S. manufacturers become more competitive and keep jobs at home.
January 24, 2012 | Daniel Castro
Legitimate third-party file hosting services should create industry-wide best practices to clean up the cyberlocker industry.
January 20, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
A recent court case and inaction by Congress are putting the U.S. Export-Import Bank in peril just as the U.S. should be looking to enhance competitiveness.
January 19, 2012 | Stephen J. Norton
IT can help the U.S. construction industry implement better design and revolutionize the process to stay globally competitive.
January 11, 2012 | Matthew Stepp
A new report on state of clean energy investment funds highlights an under-reported, but potentially important clean energy policy tool.
January 9, 2012
Legislation aimed at rogue foreign sites, while not a complete solution, does at least recognize that IP and malware are connected and the cost of IP-related crime to the U.S. economy and the security of consumers warrants action.
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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...
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...
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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...
May 23, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson urges tax fairness for digital goods in Congressional testimony.
April 15, 2011 | Matt Hourihan and Matthew Stepp
ITIF submits public comments in response to the Department of Energy’s Quadrennial Technology Review.
April 6, 2011 | Daniel Castro
The Census Bureau should allow individuals to submit their responses online and adapt to current technology...
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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