Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

October 11, 2008 | Robert D. Atkinson
In a new report, Timely, Targeted, Temporary and Transformative: Crafting an Innovation-Based Economic...
October 1, 2008 | Robert D. Atkinson and Daniel Castro
This report shows how IT is the key enabler of many of today’s key improvements in our lives and society—from...
September 24, 2008 | Robert D. Atkinson
In today’s economy, innovation – the development and adoption of new products and services, more efficient...
September 12, 2008 | Robert D. Atkinson and David Audretsch
The U.S. political dialogue gives scant attention to innovation and policy to promote innovative activity....
September 11, 2008 | Robert D. Atkinson and Stephen Ezell
This policy brief compares and assesses the 2008 presidential election candidates’ technology and innovation...
September 10, 2008 | Stephen Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson
In RAND’s Rose-Colored Glasses: How RAND’s Report on U.S. Competitiveness in Science and Technology Gets it...
September 9, 2008 | Robert D. Atkinson
In the last few years the debate over broadband policy has become increasingly partisan and bitter. It's...
August 11, 2008 | George Ou
While bash-the-corporation rhetoric may have some populist appeal, it is both factually and logically flawed.
July 9, 2008 | Fred Block and Matthew Keller
In this report, ITIF finds that the nature of the U.S. innovation system has changed dramatically over the...
July 3, 2008 | Robert D. Atkinson and Howard Wial
In reference to ITIF’s call for a National Innovation Foundation ITIF president Rob Atkinson and Howard Wial...
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October 22, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Mercantilist practices drastically inhibit the ability of U.S. enterprises to effectively compete in the global marketplace.
October 21, 2013 | Michelle Wein
In Canada, there is a strange pattern developing regarding the conditions required to obtain a patent, and it is threatening innovation.
October 21, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Benjamin Freidman’s Neo-Luddite assessment of technology and jobs is a reminder why we should not let economists make policy.
October 18, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The latest broadband rankings by Akami further illustrate that the claims of some broadband Casandras regarding the weakness of U.S. networks are highly misleading.
October 17, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Summarizes key insights from ITIF's event on the success of the Nordic innovation economies and what the United States can learn from them.
October 15, 2013 | Michelle Wein
The argument that movie studios could eliminate piracy by just releasing more movies sooner, cheaper or in a different format is incorrect.
October 11, 2013 | Matthew Stepp and Alex Trembath
To mitigate climate change globally we must develop a robust innovation system that can create cheaper and higher quality clean energy alternatives.
October 10, 2013 | Michelle Wein
With the government shutdown now in its second week, its effect is now being felt in much of the broader U.S. economy, especially in trade.
October 7, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
In part 3 from his Energy Innovation Across America tour, ITIF Senior Analyst Matthew Stepp talks with some of the leading voices in the rapidly growing Midwest clean energy innovation ecosystem.
October 7, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The shutdown is just one symptom of a broader illness affecting governmental budgeting that is sabotaging our economic future.
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September 20, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will give a presentation on “Successful Innovation In The Green Economy, The Importance of...
September 19, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will give a presentation on “Technology and the Future of Work.”
September 10, 2012 | Daniel Castro
ITIF Senior Analyst Daniel Castro will present on current research to make voting more accessible at the...
August 27, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will engage Jonathan Sallet and Jeff Eisenach in an interactive discussion of their views on the...
July 25, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will speak at the annual SRII conference in San Jose, California.
June 27, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
WIRE-Net's Board of Directors invited Rob Atkinson to address 2012 Annual Meeting.
June 12, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkison will present on the panel "How Labor and Manufacturers Are Forging Manufacturing’s New Path...
June 6, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF president Rob Atkinson will present at the STEM Enterprise: Measures for Innovation and Competitiveness...
June 6, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented ITIF's work on competitiveness and rankings at the 2012 EPISIS Conference.
April 19, 2012 | Matthew Stepp
Exploring the TBED community to better leverage cleantech policy and programs.
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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...
October 10, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The U.S. freight transportation system faces major challenges and new policies are required to enhance...
October 4, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The Court’s ruling imperils standard practices in the IT industry and is based on incorrect factual...
September 17, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The undersigned support U.S. policy incentives, particularly intellectual property (IP) protections, for...
September 4, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The Center for Data Innovation urged the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services to enact policies...
July 11, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
In testimony to the House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Energy, Matthew Stepp rallied for...
March 27, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
A strong, growing, and collaborative trade relationship between the United States and India could be in...
March 15, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Ensuring the uninhibited flow of information, data, and ICT services across borders is vital both to...
March 6, 2013 | Daniel Castro
ICANN should avoid choosing one business model over another by allowing both open and closed generic TLDs.
February 15, 2013 | Val Giddings
Vermont's H112 should not be enacted because it is based on a misunderstanding about biotech crops.
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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.
October 23, 2006 | Robert D. Atkinson
Supply-Side Follies methodically debunks the common assumptions of conservative economics and demonstrates why