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 7, 2013 | Richard Bennett
American broadband networks are not only faster than those in the UK, they’re also improving more rapidly.
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.
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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...
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?...
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July 28, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Bipartisan effort will be key to saving Social Security.
July 24, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson, Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinn
The FAA has interpreted its Model Aircraft rules too narrowly and risks limiting innovative new technologies.
July 17, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
In testimony before the Senate Finance Committee, Stephen Ezell analyzed the current challenges facing...
July 15, 2014 | Doug Brake and Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF files comments supporting the FCC's flexible approach to promoting the open Internet under section...
June 13, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Doug Brake
ITIF submitted comments with the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on competition policy and broadband...
June 12, 2014 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp testifies before the United States House Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Energy and...
June 9, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Undue regulation would hamper public benefit of patient-generated health data.
June 4, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Senate testimony argues that limiting collection of geo-location data by third parties for commercial use...
May 7, 2014 | Doug Brake
ITIF amicus brief asks U.S. Supreme Court to clarify the treatment of WiFi under the Wiretap Act.
April 29, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
To drive growth and innovation, Washington needs to address, three deficits, not just the budget deficit.
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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