Rob Atkinson discussed the major impact that ICT adoption has on productivity in a presentation at the Fifth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean in Mexico City. He also emphasized the importance of ICT use vs. ICT production in an economy’s growth.
ITIF Recommends Policies to Promote Innovation, Productivity, and Competitiveness Before House Democratic Caucus
U.S. workers and enterprises are falling behind in the global innovation, productivity, and competitiveness race, and Congress should enact a series of policies to reverse the trends, argued Stephen Ezell. Ezell’s comments came at a panel convened by House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer to explore ways to spur creation of high-wage, private-sector jobs.
Center for Data Innovation and Health IT Now convened a panel of experts in the field of genomics to explore the policy recommendations in their co-authored new white paper.
Rob Atkinson presented before the American Institute for Economic Research on what macroeconomists need to understand about technology and evolutionary economics.
How should society think about technological innovation? Enthusiastically embrace it? Vigorously reject it, Neo-Luddite style? Worry, but remain tentatively optimistic?
Stephen Ezell spoke with The Economist about how the cloud gives organizations the ability to centralize information about the status of the parts and components moving through the value chain.
Rob Atkinson was a guest on BBC World News talking about the Chinese central government's attempt to restrict foreign technology sales in China.
Join ITIF for a spirited discussion about the state of artificial intelligence, whether super intelligent computers will someday pose a threat to the human race, and how policymakers should respond to these ideas.
As special interests continue to push for new state laws to label foods that have been improved through biotechnology—commonly referred to as GMOs—Val Giddings, a senior fellow with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, argued in testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health that the Food and Drug Administration adequately addressed this issue in 1992 with a science-based approach that has worked well for 23 years.
ITIF offers concrete recommendations to all 2016 presidential candidates to grow the U.S. economy by invigorating enterprises through greater innovation, productivity, and competitiveness.