Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

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...
November 6, 2014 | Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinn
The EU's HTTP Cookie Notification Policy is costing Europe $2.3 billion a year and needs to go.
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May 14, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
ITIF discusses possible responses to the USTR’s Special 301 Report, which highlights the damage theft of intellectual property has on the U.S. economy.
May 11, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The Canadian government made the right decision in choosing to refocus its National Research Council on industrially-relevant research.
May 8, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
The President’s FY2014 budget would create eight new incubator programs at the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
April 30, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
A research investor’s visa would represent an innovative path to U.S. citizenship that at the same time boosts R&D investment and the competitiveness of the U.S. economy.
April 29, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
The National Fab Lab Network Act of 2013 (H.R. 1289) is a step in the right direction for manufacturing policy.
April 26, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Columnist Tom Friedman presents an interesting example of support for both climate policy and innovation with constant support for a carbon tax.
April 25, 2013 | Richard Bennett
The latest report from Akamai shows U.S. broadband speeds are still moving up in the international rankings.
April 25, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Continued expansion of technology and innovation is necessary for the growth and expansion of 21st century society.
April 24, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Protecting IP-intensive companies engaged in international trade should be foremost on Senate Finance Committee agenda.
April 23, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Privacy advocates are attempting to disguise ideological opposition to surveillance cameras as a debate about cost and effectiveness after the Boston Marathon Bombing.
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November 20, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented on Mexico’s Innovation Ecosystem at the Wilson Center.
November 18, 2014 | Val Giddings
Val Giddings discussed the importance of continued agricultural innovation at the 2014 North Carolina...
November 13, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson discussed the impact of ICT growth at the "Building Blocks of the Ubiquitous Digital Single...
October 30, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson presented on "How the Cloud Can Drive Economic Growth" to Canada’s Digital Policy...
October 27, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF co-hosted events in London and Brussels to assess the roots of the EU’s productivity and ICT adoption...
October 16, 2014 | Doug Brake
Doug Brake argued the case for Communications Act rewrite at the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory...
September 17, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will present on the panel “Data and Privacy: Identification, De-Identification, and Re-...
September 16, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will speak at the Association of Public Data Users 2014 Annual Conference.
September 11, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will participate in the American Bar Association webinar “Big Data and Privacy Frameworks:...
September 2, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented at the Swedish Network for Innovation and Technology Transfer Support’s Innovation by...
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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...
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.
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March 18, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson
A collection of essays making the case for the progressive power of innovation and the digital economy in enabling societies to cope with new challenges.
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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