Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

January 26, 2015 | Michelle Wein and Robert D. Atkinson
This report describes and postulates the three competing economic doctrines that shape trade policy debates.
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...
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October 3, 2013 | Michelle Wein
Libertarian economists are gaining fame for trumpeting the downside of the American copyright regime, but they don’t consider the technological progress that makes it necessary.
October 1, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
The government shutdown, regardless of length, is just the latest policy setback for America’s energy innovation ecosystem.
September 30, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
ARPA-E announced 33 new breakthrough clean energy projects, even as budget politics targets less funding.
September 27, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The Commerce Department should proactively search for more opportunities to unlock the potential of data-driven innovation.
September 26, 2013 | Ben Miller
New NBER paper shows how high-skilled immigration is important for competitiveness and innovation.
September 26, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The “robots are taking our jobs” narrative is not backed by the facts or common sense.
September 25, 2013 | Joe Kennedy
Unless Congress acts soon, the Federal Helium Program will begin shutting down on October 1.
September 25, 2013 | Travis Korte
The DataGotham 2013 conference, now in its second year, brought together data-driven thinkers from an impressively broad range of fields, carrying an almost equally wide array of titles.
September 24, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Many pundits, activists and policymakers are arguing that productivity causes job loss. They are wrong.
September 23, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Before we go off talking about competitiveness and what country leads or lags, it would be useful to have the right definition and the right data.
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January 27, 2015 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will be participating in a panel on consumer privacy at State of the Net 2015.
January 26, 2015 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp is moderating a panel titled "Keystone Showdown: The Political, Economic, and...
January 26, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson and Stephen Ezell
Rob Atkinson and Stephen Ezell presented the Indian Economy at a Crossroads report in New Delhi.
December 3, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro spoke on a panel at the seventh China U.S. Internet Industry Forum in Washington D.C.
December 2, 2014 | Michelle Wein
Michelle Wein analyzed the impact of T-TIP on regional economies.
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...
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April 21, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The FTC should avoid unnecessarily regulating predictive analytics and the underlying data. Instead, it...
April 10, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The U.S. decision to forgo oversight of Internet governance has inherent risks.
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...
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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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