Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

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...
February 8, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson and Scott M. Andes
President Obama’s call to increase the R&D tax credit to 17 percent is an important first step but more...
January 28, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson and David Audretsch
ITIF examines the principle antitrust doctrines and how the field of antitrust can better cope with the...
December 21, 2010 | Stephen Ezell
The Winter 2010 issue of the Austrian Embassy's "Bridges" magazine features a summary of ITIF...
December 9, 2010 | Richard Bennett
Policymakers should refrain from getting overly involved in the dispute between Comcast and Level 3 over the...
December 7, 2010 | Robert D. Atkinson and Merrilea Mayo
The current approaches to STEM education in the United States are not working, and reforms are urgently...
November 18, 2010 | Robert D. Atkinson and Scott M. Andes
The State New Economy Index uses 26 indicators to measure the extent to which state economies are knowledge-...
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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.
February 14, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Innovators, whether they are in a scientific laboratory or a recording studio, must count on being able to recoup their risky investments without the threat of illegal copies.
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December 10, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
This panel discussion investigated methods for speeding the path from research to market.
November 13, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp gave a speech at the 2013 Regional Meeting of the Federal Laboratory Consortium in Leesburg, VA.
October 31, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will speak at a webinar for the Association of Public Data Users on “Public Policy...
October 30, 2013
Stephen Ezell participated in a panel on Electronic Commerce and Data Privacy at the Frontiers of Economic...
October 29, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson presented on IT policy issues at this event sponsored by the Copenhagen Business School.
October 24, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
A panel of experts discusses the truths and misconceptions of the DCMA.
October 23, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell led a workshop on value-driven service innovation at the Said Business School.
October 17, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Atkinson gave the keynote address at Tecnomanagement 2013, one of Mexico’s largest technology conferences.
October 2, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
This event, hosted by the European Institute and the Embassy of Belgium, will analyze the use of tax reforms...
September 30, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson will speak on forced localization at the "Implications of Localization Barriers in the...
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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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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.
February 28, 2005 | Robert D. Atkinson
Taking into account the historical record, the book discusses the shortcomings of prevailing liberal and conservative economic doctrines and lays out a new grow