Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

January 14, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson and Stephen Ezell
Congress should establish “U.S. Manufacturing Universities” as part of a needed push to strengthen the...
December 16, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
ITA member countries—developed and developing alike—should seize on the opportunity to further tariff rate...
December 11, 2012 | David M. Hart, Stephen Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson
Creating a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation should be a priority for policymakers.
December 6, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson and Luke A. Stewart
The State New Economy Index uses 26 indicators to measure the extent to which state economies are knowledge-...
December 1, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
Ezell, contributed an analysis of the U.S. service innovation economy as part of this study produced by the...
November 26, 2012 | Daniel Castro
The current rate-setting process for music royalties is broken, reform would allow copyright owners to...
November 26, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Economic doctrines lead to different views of optimal copyright policy.
November 21, 2012 | Richard Bennett
The ITU is facing obsolescence but this existential crisis does not justify a wholesale restructuring of...
November 5, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
As the 2012 presidential campaign moves in the final stage, ITIF is presenting general principles and...
October 31, 2012 | Daniel Castro
Fifty actionable ideas illustrating how to make voting more accessible for all Americans, including voters...
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June 27, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
The House Appropriations Energy and Water subcommittee voted last week to slash funding for key energy innovation programs at the Department of Energy for FY2014.
June 27, 2013 | Michelle Wein
While everyone has an opinion on the subject of compulsory licensing, few actually understand its process and implications.
June 26, 2013
Richard Bennett lays out the three key issues that should be addressed in the House spectrum hearing Thursday: harmonization, relocation, and mobility in Rationalizing Government's Spectrum Use.
June 25, 2013 | Michelle Wein
If we want to continue regional economic integration for South-Central Asia, better IP protection is the next step.
June 24, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Privacy advocates do not want to give users choice; they want to set the privacy rules for millions of users.
June 24, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
If the U.S. follows the same path of the former retail giant, underestimating our competitors and taking our consumers for granted, we could “go out of business” the same way Woolworths did.
June 24, 2013 | Michelle Wein
As the EU and China work to find a solution to their solar panel dumping standoff, is there room for the United States to help build a global agreement?
June 20, 2013 | Travis Korte
Although it has made great strides in digitization and electronic filing, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and its international counterparts stand to benefit greatly from advanced data science initiatives.
June 20, 2013 | Ben Miller
Conservative defenses of inequality ignore the fundamental role of government in the economy.
June 20, 2013 | Travis Korte
While data science, like any other technology, can be misused, it’s important for policymakers not to discourage its use in general.
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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...
September 29, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson presented The Whole Picture: Where America's Broadband Networks Really Stand at the...
September 26, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented Winning with Innovation-Based Economic Development to the Greater Baltimore Committee...
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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.
April 25, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Doug Brake
Communications Act Update provides opportunity to reform spectrum policy and unlock capacity to fuel wireless...
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.
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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 contr