Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

January 26, 2015 | Michelle Wein and Robert D. Atkinson
This report describes and postulates the three competing economic doctrines that shape trade policy debates.
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...
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August 26, 2013 | Megan Nicholson
Megan Nicholson assesses the proposed FAIR Act's energy innovation shortcomings.
August 26, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
It makes no sense to rail against iPhones over their energy consumption. Instead we should focus our efforts on developing next generation energy innovations.
August 23, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The post-PRISM push for voluntary collection of personal data by the private sector has the potential to disrupt economic and social benefits of the data-driven economy as well as harm real reform in government.
August 23, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Intellectual Property (IP) protections and enforcement provisions remain to be negotiated for a TPP Deal, so why hurry?
August 21, 2013 | Richard Bennett
In the second post in a two part response to Susan Crawford’s attack on his New York Times op-ed “No Country for Slow Broadband,” Richard Bennett deconstructs Crawford’s analytical errors.
August 21, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
University scientific researchers from many Asian nations are attracting substantially more industry funding per researcher than their American counterparts claims a new report released last week.
August 19, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
In part one of a four part series, Salt Lake City’s Energy Commercialization Center provides a comprehensive summary of ITIF Senior Analysts tour of SLC’s energy innovation ecosystem.
August 19, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
In part two of a four part series, ITIF Senior Analyst Matthew Stepp provides an overview of some of the major energy innovations under development at the Department of Energy’s National Laboratory system.
August 14, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
Localization barriers to trade constitute a distinct and rapidly growing class of trade barriers that seek to impose location-specific conditions on global production, procurement, investment, and data flows.
August 13, 2013 | Ben Miller
Chile’s Innovation Council drafts a new strategy for competitiveness.
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December 18, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF is co-hosting a roundtable discussion on Brazil’s new policies for science, technology, and innovation.
December 12, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will moderate a panel on entrepreneurialism based around "Innovation Economics" at the...
December 7, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will moderate a panel discussion will address challenges and possibilities for the future of...
December 6, 2012 | Val Giddings
Val Giddings will present on at the Food Policy and Impact conference on the panel "GMO Labeling and...
December 4, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Event on "Innovation Economics" at GMU Center for Science and Technology Policy.
November 29, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will provide the luncheon keynote at the Washington Innovation Summit.
November 7, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson Presenting "Innovation Economics" at the Munk School of Global Affairs.
October 23, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will moderate a Microsoft Conversation on U.S. manufacturing on October 23, 2012.
October 18, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will give a presentation for the Free State Foundation at the National Press Club.
October 2, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will present at FTC workshop "Competition & Consumer Protection Issues in the Pet...
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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.
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...
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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 demons