Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

May 19, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson and Luke A. Stewart
Not only does the U.S. lag behind other countries in government- and business-funded university research, but...
May 18, 2011 | Matthew Stepp, Matt Hourihan and Robert D. Atkinson
Policy must strive to promote government investment in R&D and private sector commercialization.
May 4, 2011 | Matthew Stepp, Alex Trembath and Daniel Goldfarb
ITIF, the Breakthrough Institute, and Americans for Energy Leadership respond to the Heritage Foundation...
May 2, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson
Faulty assessments of the problems and solutions related to U.S. innovation stand in the way of coherent and...
April 26, 2011 | Stephen Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson
The manufacturing sector is key to the health of the U.S. economy—and the U.S. needs a strategy to support it.
March 31, 2011 | Matt Hourihan and Matthew Stepp
ITIF reviews the indispensable role of public investment and public-private partnerships in fostering energy...
March 30, 2011 | Matthew Stepp and Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF proposes an Innovation Carbon Price—a unique approach to spurring clean energy innovation and boosting U...
March 23, 2011 | Matt Hourihan and Robert D. Atkinson
A carbon price is unlikely to yield sufficient levels of innovation if we don’t also invest in clean...
March 10, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson, Stephen Ezell and Scott M. Andes
Competitiveness can no longer be seen as a partisan issue. Both Democrats and Republicans contribute useful...
February 11, 2011 | Richard Bennett
Net neutrality is a holdover from a long-settled engineering debate about network design. Internet policy...
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March 6, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Government should be focusing on reducing the investment and the budget deficits together, not implementing sledge-hammer cuts.
February 28, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Congress doesn't want to hurt the next generation but slashing productive investments in the future will end up impoverishing future Americans more so.
February 26, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson and Stephen Ezell
Limiting innovation slows growth and technological progress.
February 25, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Europe and America need to realize the global nature of the innovation competitiveness challenge, wrote Rob Atkinson in this special op-ed of the Spring 2013 issue of "Europe's World."
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.
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March 19, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will present the keynote speech at Global Trends Driving a Renaissance in U.S. Manufacturing.
March 18, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented as part of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Silicon Valley: Best Practices and...
March 5, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
Senior Analyst Stephen Ezell will participate in a round table for FRB-Atlanta on market conditions for small...
February 22, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
On February 22, Rob Atkinson will moderate "Why—and Which—Manufacturing Matters: Innovation and...
February 14, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
On February 14, 2012, ITIF President Rob Atkinson will be presenting on a panel as part of the American...
January 31, 2012 | Matthew Stepp
Clean Energy Policy Analyst Matt Stepp will present "The State of U.S. Energy Innovation Policy” at EUEC...
January 18, 2012
Senior Research Fellow Richard Bennett will present at the State of the Net Conference on bandwidth...
January 17, 2012 | Daniel Castro
Senior Analyst Daniel Castro will present at the State of the Net Conference on privacy.
January 12, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
In a presentation to the Pennsylvania Governor’s Manufacturing Advisory Council, Stephen Ezell stressed the...
December 8, 2011
Senior Research Fellow Richard Bennett to give keynote Caribbean Telecommunications Union’s Ministerial...
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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.
December 5, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Pressured or mandatory technology transfer by other nations has, is, and will continue to negatively impact...
November 12, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
Testimony before the U.S. International Trade Commission making the case for the expansion of the ITA.
September 23, 2012 | Daniel Castro
COPPA restricts the development of a robust Internet ecosystem for children and should not be strengthened.
July 25, 2012 | Daniel Castro
Strong leadership in cloud computing is necessary to remain globally competitive, advance technology in the...
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...
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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 Re