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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April 4, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The ReDigi example proves reforms to the Copyright Act need to revisit whether the technology has changed enough to warrant rethinking the First Sale doctrine for digital goods.
April 3, 2013 | Clifton Yin
The merger of two Australian departments is a welcome recognition that innovation policy and climate change mitigation are linked.
April 2, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
The health of U.S. traded sector enterprises in industries such as aerospace, automobiles, and airlines simply can’t be taken for granted.
April 1, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
How the "Phone Phreaks" model is a good example for inspiring interest and experimentation in STEM students today.
April 1, 2013 | Luke A. Stewart
The Sequester is about to deliver another kick in the teeth to American competitiveness: it’s going to sharply reduce our ability to measure it.
March 28, 2013 | Clifton Yin and Matthew Stepp
The Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative is a significant first step on the path to a robust U.S. clean energy manufacturing sector.
March 28, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Cheryl Martin reflects on ARPA-E’s perspective on the role of states in energy innovation.
March 28, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
ARPA-E's Cheryl Martin covers a pervasive issue in innovation policy: linking research and emerging technologies to market.
March 27, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Laboratories or retirement communities, it's time to choose.
March 26, 2013 | Megan Nicholson
Energy innovation investment within the Department of Energy is down more than 5 percent since FY2012.
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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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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...
April 3, 2012 | Daniel Castro
ITIF comments on the NTIA multistakeholder process to develop consumer data privacy codes of conduct.
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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.