Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

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...
November 6, 2014 | Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinn
The EU's HTTP Cookie Notification Policy is costing Europe $2.3 billion a year and needs to go.
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June 24, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Privacy advocates do not want to give users choice; they want to set the privacy rules for millions of users.
June 24, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
If the U.S. follows the same path of the former retail giant, underestimating our competitors and taking our consumers for granted, we could “go out of business” the same way Woolworths did.
June 24, 2013 | Michelle Wein
As the EU and China work to find a solution to their solar panel dumping standoff, is there room for the United States to help build a global agreement?
June 20, 2013 | Travis Korte
Although it has made great strides in digitization and electronic filing, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and its international counterparts stand to benefit greatly from advanced data science initiatives.
June 20, 2013 | Ben Miller
Conservative defenses of inequality ignore the fundamental role of government in the economy.
June 20, 2013 | Travis Korte
While data science, like any other technology, can be misused, it’s important for policymakers not to discourage its use in general.
June 18, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Innovation in the nuclear energy industry could reduce the cost of this carbon-free, base load electricity resource.
June 18, 2013 | Michelle Wein
On Monday, EU and U.S. leaders at the G8 Summit announced the launch of negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP).
June 18, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
The U.S. business community is increasingly taking note of Indian trade practices that impose barriers and compromise rights.
June 17, 2013 | Richard Bennett
America's broadband networks are better than those in Europe in terms of speed and coverage, despite the widespread belief to the contrary.
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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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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...
March 6, 2013 | Daniel Castro
ICANN should avoid choosing one business model over another by allowing both open and closed generic TLDs.
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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 Cyb