Resources and Publications

Resources and Publications

Resource and Publication

April 7, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Ben Miller
NSF's new "Science and Engineering Indicators" presents a misleading view of U.S. tech-based...
April 4, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Review of the new book "The Second Machine Age" by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee.
March 24, 2014 | Joe Kennedy
Lowering both the statutory and effective corporate tax rates will spur investment and U.S. competitiveness.
March 17, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
India’s Preferential Market Access policy is poised to damage the Indian and broader global economy.
March 6, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Maximizing global innovation requires a new approach to global trade and economic policy.
February 3, 2014 | Peter L. Singer
The origins of many technologies can be traced to an initial investment of U.S. federal research and...
January 23, 2014
This report provides a sampling of some of the most interesting and important contributions data-driven...
January 7, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
An innovative approach to cutting the budget deficit while also boosting growth.
January 6, 2014 | Michelle Wein and Stephen Ezell
This report documents what ITIF believes to be the ten worst innovation mercantilist practices proposed,...
December 9, 2013 | Daniel Castro
This report argues that calls to keep data within national borders are misguided and ineffective in making...
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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.
February 14, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
President Obama has aggressively called for addressing climate change but ultimately came up short of a clear vision.
February 13, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
President Obama made a critical step in advancing manufacturing competitiveness during the State of the Union address.
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June 4, 2014 | Doug Brake
Doug Brake spoke on a panel exploring the empirical data of next generation broadband deployment in the U.S....
May 14, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will discuss the use of the IoT to promote sustainable communities.
March 27, 2014 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp participated in a panel at the DOE National Laboratories at the annual Technology Transfer...
March 25, 2014 | Doug Brake
Doug Brake co-moderated Hot Technical Topics in Telecommunications and the Role of Technical Experts in...
March 9, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented at the Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Silicon Valley: Best Practices and...
February 26, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will speak about Internet governance in the global economy at an event sponsored by the U.S.-...
February 26, 2014 | Doug Brake
Doug Brake participated in the MMTC's Telecom Act Rewrite and the Potential Benefits to MWBEs and...
February 25, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will speak about the NSA’s impact on the economy, information security, and Internet freedom at...
February 5, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented on advanced manufacturing at a NIST VCAT meeting.
December 12, 2013 | Michelle Wein
How Canada's Policies Impact American Innovation and Competitiveness
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March 6, 2012 | Daniel Castro
Regulators should create policies that protect privacy while minimizing burdens on businesses.
February 22, 2012
ITIF filed comments with the FCC in favor of Verizon's proposed purchase of spectrum licenses from a...
February 15, 2012 | Stephen Ezell
The U.S. Senate’s Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship should consider enacting policies to...
February 2, 2012 | Robert D. Atkinson and Stephen Ezell
Policies should promote ­not restrict activities like venture investing.
December 8, 2011 | Val Giddings
The facts show quite clearly that biotechnology crops and foods are at least as safe as those produced with...
December 6, 2011 | Val Giddings
The regulation system responsible for reviewing products of agricultural biotechnology is in need of reform.
December 5, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson
California should revise and expand its R&D credit and consider implementing a patent box.
August 29, 2011
ITIF recommends phasing out Universal Service and ICC subsidies and replacing them with a rural broadband...
August 16, 2011
Further testing will determine the feasibility of LightSquared operation in the lower 10 MHz of their...
May 23, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson urges tax fairness for digital goods in Congressional testimony.
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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 growth economics agenda aimed at maximizing the productivity and innovation-enhancing forces of the New Economy.
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