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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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.
June 18, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Innovation in the nuclear energy industry could reduce the cost of this carbon-free, base load electricity resource.
June 18, 2013 | Michelle Wein
On Monday, EU and U.S. leaders at the G8 Summit announced the launch of negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP).
June 18, 2013 | Stephen Ezell
The U.S. business community is increasingly taking note of Indian trade practices that impose barriers and compromise rights.
June 17, 2013 | Richard Bennett
America's broadband networks are better than those in Europe in terms of speed and coverage, despite the widespread belief to the contrary.
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October 16, 2014 | Doug Brake
Doug Brake argued the case for Communications Act rewrite at the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory...
September 17, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will present on the panel “Data and Privacy: Identification, De-Identification, and Re-...
September 16, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will speak at the Association of Public Data Users 2014 Annual Conference.
September 11, 2014 | Daniel Castro
Daniel Castro will participate in the American Bar Association webinar “Big Data and Privacy Frameworks:...
September 2, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell presented at the Swedish Network for Innovation and Technology Transfer Support’s Innovation by...
August 19, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Robert Atkinson participated in the U.S. Department of State’s Speaker Program on Science, Technology and...
July 11, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson will speak on a panel at "The Future of Transportation Technology and System Finance"...
July 1, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson spoke on a panel titled "Copyrights and innovation: Understanding the debate," hosted...
June 26, 2014 | Doug Brake
ITIF's Brake discussed the importance of spectrum policy to the LGBT community at an event hosted by...
June 20, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The EAC and NIST are hosting the “Highlights of EAC Accessible Voting Research and the Impact on Elections”...
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May 23, 2011 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson urges tax fairness for digital goods in Congressional testimony.
April 15, 2011 | Matt Hourihan and Matthew Stepp
ITIF submits public comments in response to the Department of Energy’s Quadrennial Technology Review.
April 6, 2011 | Daniel Castro
The Census Bureau should allow individuals to submit their responses online and adapt to current technology...
March 14, 2011 | Daniel Castro
Testimony before the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property Competition and the Internet.
January 28, 2011 | Daniel Castro
The report on privacy provides many useful recommendations, but falls short in a number of areas.
December 2, 2010 | Daniel Castro
ITIF Senior Analyst Daniel Castro's testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on...
November 2, 2010
ITIF files reply comments with the FCC in the “Two Questions Inquiry” on managed services and wireless net...
October 27, 2010 | Daniel Castro, and Robert D. Atkinson
ITIF argues that unchecked digital piracy is a threat to the economic welfare of the United States and that...
October 12, 2010
Regulators should encourage the development of high-functioning, efficient networks with transparent terms of...
August 12, 2010
Creating a protected market for certain video navigation devices does not advance the goal of consumer choice.
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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 maximizing the productivity and innovation-enhancing forces of the New Economy.