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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September 24, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson's presentation to the 2012 World Computer Congress.
September 21, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
A panel presentation on “A Comparison of National Broadband Strategies in Developed and Developing Countries.”
September 21, 2012
Richard Bennett will present at the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee event "Internet TV...
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...
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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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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