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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April 24, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Protecting IP-intensive companies engaged in international trade should be foremost on Senate Finance Committee agenda.
April 23, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Privacy advocates are attempting to disguise ideological opposition to surveillance cameras as a debate about cost and effectiveness after the Boston Marathon Bombing.
April 22, 2013 | Richard Bennett
The argument for a massive reorganization of America’s broadband markets depends on a set of facts that don’t exist.
April 19, 2013 | Val Giddings and Matthew Stepp
We must transform and reinvest in our international agricultural innovation ecosystem to produce more productive, resilient crops for a hungrier and warmer world.
April 19, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The belief that automation is responsible for manufacturing decline is a nothing more than a neoclassical fallacy.
April 18, 2013 | Megan Nicholson
Policymakers must continue to recognize the importance of public support for energy innovation – and R&D funding throughout the federal government – as a means to rebuilding the post-recession American economy.
April 18, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
A reflection on the book "Climate Change Policy Failures" and how to best move climate policy forward.
April 17, 2013 | Val Giddings
Budget proposals for USDA are seemingly positive but won't achieve much without reform in research and international cooperation.
April 17, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The U.S. should look at international leadership on electronic ID systems and consider adoption of similar practices.
April 16, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Europe faces a quandary: The difficult fiscal straits most European nations face precludes “Keynesian” stimulus policies to spur demand.
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September 16, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will speak at the Association of Public Data Users 2014 Annual Conference.
September 11, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will participate in the American Bar Association webinar “Big Data and Privacy Frameworks:...
September 2, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented at the Swedish Network for Innovation and Technology Transfer Support’s Innovation by...
August 19, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson participated in the U.S. Department of State’s Speaker Program on Science, Technology and...
July 11, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will speak on a panel at "The Future of Transportation Technology and System Finance"...
July 1, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson spoke on a panel titled "Copyrights and innovation: Understanding the debate," hosted...
June 26, 2014 | Doug Brake
ITIF's Brake discussed the importance of spectrum policy to the LGBT community at an event hosted by...
June 20, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The EAC and NIST are hosting the “Highlights of EAC Accessible Voting Research and the Impact on Elections”...
June 13, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell spoke at PlanSmart New Jersey’s Regional Planning Summit
June 4, 2014 | Doug Brake
Doug Brake spoke on a panel exploring the empirical data of next generation broadband deployment in the U.S....
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April 21, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The FTC should avoid unnecessarily regulating predictive analytics and the underlying data. Instead, it...
April 10, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The U.S. decision to forgo oversight of Internet governance has inherent risks.
March 31, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Data has the potential to improve economic growth and quality of life but only if we get the policies right.
March 19, 2014 | Val Giddings
ITIF testifies in Vermont against legislation sought by organic advocates to grow their market by misleading...
March 18, 2014 | Val Giddings
ITIF opposes misguided efforts to ban an enviroinmentally superior new biotech variety of grass.
March 18, 2014 | Val Giddings
ITIF testimony before the MD Legislature shows legislation to mandate labels for genetically improved foods...
March 12, 2014 | Val Giddings
Mandatory GMO Labeling legislation proposed in MD would undermine the objectives it seeks to advance.
February 13, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell testifies that India's innovation mercantilist policies damage India's, America'...
January 31, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Doug Brake
ITIF urged an update to the Communications Act that will sustain the amazing innovation in our networks and...
January 3, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The FTC should embrace a flexible and modern regulatory regime that fosters data-driven innovation in the...
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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."