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November 16, 2016

In a memo in Innovation Files to the newly appointed commerce minister of a developing country, Rob Atkinson outlines an “easy” plan to create a successful tech sector using best-in-breed strategies for enacting innovation mercantilism.

September 30, 2016

By eliminating price-distorting tariffs, countries give their business and citizens access to more diverse goods at lower prices, and thereby increase the stock of knowledge available to innovators everywhere, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.

April 7, 2016

This report ranks 56 countries based on the extent to which their domestic policies support global biopharmaceutical innovation.

January 20, 2016

This report assesses 56 countries on how their economic and trade policies contribute to and detract from innovation globally.

December 16, 2015

Just as the public sector was instrumental in enabling the development and deployment of the Internet, it must play a similar role to ensure the success of the Internet of Things.

June 8, 2015

This “pocket guide” provides a road map for policymakers around the world to expand ICT use in their countries by keeping prices low, keeping demand high, and strengthening key enabling factors across the public and private sectors.

February 24, 2015

This report explores the many ways companies benefit from the free flow of data across borders and how to reduce barriers to these important data flows.

October 24, 2014

A ranking of 125 nations on the level of government imposed taxes and tariffs on ICT goods and services.

October 8, 2014

This report ranks 55 nations on the extent of how they practice trade mercantilism.

September 9, 2014

ITIF presents a framework for evaluating and resolving cross-border Internet policy conflicts.

May 5, 2014

Differential geographic pricing of digital goods can increase social welfare and innovation.

March 6, 2014

Maximizing global innovation requires a new approach to global trade and economic policy.

December 9, 2013

This report argues that calls to keep data within national borders are misguided and ineffective in making data more secure.

September 25, 2013

The use of localization barriers to trade, by numerous countries, threatens the global economy.

April 7, 2013

The global agriculture system faces a rapidly growing challenge that must be met with resilience and innovation.

December 16, 2012

ITA member countries—developed and developing alike—should seize on the opportunity to further tariff rate elimination on ICT products.

December 1, 2012

Ezell, contributed an analysis of the U.S. service innovation economy as part of this study produced by the European Policies to Support Service Innovation program.

November 21, 2012

The ITU is facing obsolescence but this existential crisis does not justify a wholesale restructuring of Internet governance.

September 3, 2012

This book delivers a critical wake-up call: a fierce global race for innovation advantage is under way, and while other nations are making support for technology and innovation a central tenet of their economic strategies and policies, America lacks a robust innovation policy.

March 15, 2012

It’s time to expand the ITA to boost exports, jobs, innovation, productivity, and economic growth in the U.S. and around the world.

March 8, 2012

Benchmarking the effectiveness of the innovation policies of 55 countries - including virtually all EU, OECD, APEC and BRIC economies - and provides a framework for making effective policies.

January 23, 2012

A five part series that works through what our current climate policy approach should be while addressing fundamental tensions among climate advocates and scientists.

December 21, 2011

Val Giddings stresses scientific findings and analysis remain the key driver of global agricultural research and policy.

December 19, 2011

A race for global innovation advantage has emerged as countries compete to realize the highest levels of innovation-based economic growth.

November 28, 2011

Durban is likely to overlook the best way to drastically reduce carbon emissions—making unsubsidized clean energy cost-competitive with fossil fuels by driving innovation.