Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

June 3, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
All but “final mile” mail delivery should be opened up to private competition.
May 16, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson and Luke A. Stewart
ITIF presents a rebuttal of the Economic Policy Institute's analysis of the STEM workforce.
May 16, 2013 | Daniel Castro
3D printing is a new technology that raises old policy questions.
May 13, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson and Luke A. Stewart
This fact sheet lists 53 documented economic benefits of IT, from jobs and output to competitiveness and...
April 22, 2013 | Stephen Ezell and Robert D. Atkinson
A robust reauthorization of the America COMPETES Act can boost U.S. economic competitiveness and growth.
April 10, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Policy decisions about IT in the vehicle should be driven by a broad government mandate to foster innovation...
April 7, 2013 | Val Giddings, Matthew Stepp and Mark Eliot Caine
The global agriculture system faces a rapidly growing challenge that must be met with resilience and...
March 19, 2013 | Scott M. Andes and Robert D. Atkinson
Assesses the different Congressional proposals on internet tax and provides recommendations on the tax...
March 14, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
An EU-US FTA would signal to the world the seriousness with which both parties take true free trade.
March 7, 2013 | Megan Nicholson and Matthew Stepp
The United States has failed to create a comprehensive energy policy that provides robust and consistent...
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June 6, 2013 | Daniel Castro
A book review of “To Save Everything, Click Here.”
June 6, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Some advocacy groups seem to be more interested in fighting corporations and government than in enacting meaningful privacy laws.
June 5, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
An efficient, well-oiled energy innovation ecosystem includes and requires federal support across numerous development and technology pathways, which also support each other.
June 5, 2013 | Travis Korte
While the local news was raising "hacker" alarms, civic-minded programmers were making a difference at the National Day of Civic Hacking.
May 31, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The book provides a compelling vision of how big data is changing how we use data, as well as the economic consequences of big data.
May 27, 2013 | Daniel Castro
Bitcoin is larger than the currencies of 30-50 other nations, but it is still a long way from becoming the de facto global digital currency.
May 25, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
A collaborative trade relationship between the U.S. and India is in both parties' best interests.
May 22, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
U.S. economic politics is often framed as a clash between “Main Street” and multinationals, with the former hard working mom and pop owners and the latter controlled by profit-hungry tycoons. But this framing misses the point, what determines America’s position in the global economy is not whether Fred’s clothing shop sells more pants.
May 20, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The reasons behind the lack of corporate support for federal technology initiatives.
May 20, 2013 | Richard Bennett
There is a great disparity between the traditional broadband narrative and the American broadband reality.
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February 26, 2015 | Val Giddings
Val Giddings participated in the University of Maryland extension’s 2015 Agronomy Update.
February 5, 2015 | Stephen Ezell
The presentation contends that the great age of innovation is far from over, but that a faltering policy...
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 30, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
This presentation provides an overview of Silicon Valley’s innovation economy, explaining the key elements...
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...
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March 27, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
A strong, growing, and collaborative trade relationship between the United States and India could be in...
March 15, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Ensuring the uninhibited flow of information, data, and ICT services across borders is vital both to...
March 6, 2013 | Daniel Castro
ICANN should avoid choosing one business model over another by allowing both open and closed generic TLDs.
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.
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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.
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 growth economics agenda aimed at ma