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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October 3, 2013 | Michelle Wein
Libertarian economists are gaining fame for trumpeting the downside of the American copyright regime, but they don’t consider the technological progress that makes it necessary.
October 1, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
The government shutdown, regardless of length, is just the latest policy setback for America’s energy innovation ecosystem.
September 30, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
ARPA-E announced 33 new breakthrough clean energy projects, even as budget politics targets less funding.
September 27, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The Commerce Department should proactively search for more opportunities to unlock the potential of data-driven innovation.
September 26, 2013 | Ben Miller
New NBER paper shows how high-skilled immigration is important for competitiveness and innovation.
September 26, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The “robots are taking our jobs” narrative is not backed by the facts or common sense.
September 25, 2013 | Joe Kennedy
Unless Congress acts soon, the Federal Helium Program will begin shutting down on October 1.
September 25, 2013 | Travis Korte
The DataGotham 2013 conference, now in its second year, brought together data-driven thinkers from an impressively broad range of fields, carrying an almost equally wide array of titles.
September 24, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Many pundits, activists and policymakers are arguing that productivity causes job loss. They are wrong.
September 23, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Before we go off talking about competitiveness and what country leads or lags, it would be useful to have the right definition and the right data.
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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
December 10, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
This panel discussion investigated methods for speeding the path from research to market.
November 13, 2013 | Matthew Stepp
Matthew Stepp gave a speech at the 2013 Regional Meeting of the Federal Laboratory Consortium in Leesburg, VA.
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...
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March 18, 2014 | Val Giddings
ITIF testimony before the MD Legislature shows legislation to mandate labels for genetically improved foods...
March 12, 2014 | Val Giddings
Mandatory GMO Labeling legislation proposed in MD would undermine the objectives it seeks to advance.
February 13, 2014 | Stephen Ezell
Stephen Ezell testifies that India's innovation mercantilist policies damage India's, America'...
January 31, 2014 | Robert D. Atkinson and Doug Brake
ITIF urged an update to the Communications Act that will sustain the amazing innovation in our networks and...
January 3, 2014 | Daniel Castro
The FTC should embrace a flexible and modern regulatory regime that fosters data-driven innovation in the...
December 12, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
Rob Atkinson files comments to new FCC chair on future of telecom policy.
November 13, 2013 | Daniel Castro, Robert D. Atkinson and Michelle Wein
ITIF recommends that policymakers preserve statutory damages for large-scale infringement, allow the private...
October 10, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The U.S. freight transportation system faces major challenges and new policies are required to enhance...
October 4, 2013 | Daniel Castro
The Court’s ruling imperils standard practices in the IT industry and is based on incorrect factual...
September 17, 2013 | Robert D. Atkinson
The undersigned support U.S. policy incentives, particularly intellectual property (IP) protections, for...
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March 18, 2015 | Robert D. Atkinson
A collection of essays making the case for the progressive power of innovation and the digital economy in enabling societies to cope with new challenges.
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