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 21, 2013 | Clifton Yin
Renewed focus on battery innovation is what's needed for EV adoption.
February 21, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Making EVs cost and perform like gas cars is a real barrier to EVs playing any role, big or small, in decarbonizing transportation.
February 20, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
A higher minimum wage would spur economic growth, while also increasing economic fairness.
February 20, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
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.
February 15, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The president’s proposed initiatives are a good start to revitalize manufacturing, but they don’t go nearly far enough.
February 14, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
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.
February 14, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
President Obama has aggressively called for addressing climate change but ultimately came up short of a clear vision.
February 13, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
President Obama made a critical step in advancing manufacturing competitiveness during the State of the Union address.
February 13, 2013 | Richard Bennett
Richard Bennett responds to the criticism, primarily from "Ars Technica," of the ITIF broadband report.
February 13, 2013 | Matthew Stepp and Megan Nicholson
Like many other parts of America’s energy innovation budget, support for advanced manufacturing is rapidly declining.
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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...
August 15, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp discussed key reforms to improve development and deployment at a roundtable discussion on...
August 7, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented at the 2013 ALEC conference in Chicago.
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March 31, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Data has the potential to improve economic growth and quality of life but only if we get the policies right.
March 19, 2014 | Val Giddings
ITIF testifies in Vermont against legislation sought by organic advocates to grow their market by misleading...
March 18, 2014 | Val Giddings
ITIF opposes misguided efforts to ban an enviroinmentally superior new biotech variety of grass.
March 18, 2014 | Val Giddings
ITIF testimony before the MD Legislature shows legislation to mandate labels for genetically improved foods...
March 12, 2014 | Val Giddings
Mandatory GMO Labeling legislation proposed in MD would undermine the objectives it seeks to advance.
February 13, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell testifies that India's innovation mercantilist policies damage India's, America'...
January 31, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Doug Brake
ITIF urged an update to the Communications Act that will sustain the amazing innovation in our networks and...
January 3, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The FTC should embrace a flexible and modern regulatory regime that fosters data-driven innovation in the...
December 12, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson files comments to new FCC chair on future of telecom policy.
November 13, 2013 | Daniel Castro, Robert D. Atkinson and Michelle Wein
ITIF recommends that policymakers preserve statutory damages for large-scale infringement, allow the private...
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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
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.