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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August 9, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Why would the government want to tax Internet access when, according to the McKinsey Global Institute, the Internet accounts for 3.8 percent of U.S. GDP?
August 9, 2013 | Michelle Wein
Blaming free trade for U.S. economic woes does not account for the difficulty of operating in a global marketplace increasingly dominated by mercantilism.
August 7, 2013 | Richard Bennett
As America prepares to retire the public telephone network that served us so well for nearly 100 years, we need to take stock of the broadband networks that have taken its place.
August 7, 2013 | Daniel Castro and Travis Korte
Hadoop has been the industry standard for scalable data processing applications for several years, so why does a search for “Hadoop” on USAJOBS.gov return zero results?
August 5, 2013 | Travis Korte
The Global Alliance aims to foster an unencumbered environment of widespread data sharing.
August 2, 2013 | Michelle Wein
Did you know that film and television contribute substantially to the American economy?
August 2, 2013 | Ben Miller
Innovative ideas and systems improvements can make a real difference for charity.
July 31, 2013 | Richard Bennett
An 8,000 word blog post by Susan Crawford attempting to rebut my New York Times op-ed is riddled with analytical and factual errors. See part one of a two part response.
July 30, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Nike is becoming a leader in successfully using Life Cycle Assessments to inform product development.
July 29, 2013 | Richard Bennett
“Is the Internet an enabler of rich new networks and applications or simply a faster telephone network? Progressives need to choose a vision to animate public policy.”
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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.
April 18, 2012
Richard Bennett will testify before the House Science Committee on April 18, 2012 on spectrum use before the...
April 14, 2012 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp will be presenting the "Breakout Session: Environmental Policy" at the National...
March 27, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will be speaking on the panel "Manufacturing and the U.S. Jobs Base: What’s Gone Wrong?...
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...
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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...
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...
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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.