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.
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.
This report ranks 56 countries based on the extent to which their domestic policies support global biopharmaceutical innovation.
This report assesses 56 countries on how their economic and trade policies contribute to and detract from innovation globally.
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.
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.
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.
A ranking of 125 nations on the level of government imposed taxes and tariffs on ICT goods and services.
This report ranks 55 nations on the extent of how they practice trade mercantilism.
ITIF presents a framework for evaluating and resolving cross-border Internet policy conflicts.
Differential geographic pricing of digital goods can increase social welfare and innovation.
Maximizing global innovation requires a new approach to global trade and economic policy.
This report argues that calls to keep data within national borders are misguided and ineffective in making data more secure.
The use of localization barriers to trade, by numerous countries, threatens the global economy.
The global agriculture system faces a rapidly growing challenge that must be met with resilience and innovation.
ITA member countries—developed and developing alike—should seize on the opportunity to further tariff rate elimination on ICT products.
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.
The ITU is facing obsolescence but this existential crisis does not justify a wholesale restructuring of Internet governance.
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.
It’s time to expand the ITA to boost exports, jobs, innovation, productivity, and economic growth in the U.S. and around the world.
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.
A five part series that works through what our current climate policy approach should be while addressing fundamental tensions among climate advocates and scientists.
Val Giddings stresses scientific findings and analysis remain the key driver of global agricultural research and policy.
A race for global innovation advantage has emerged as countries compete to realize the highest levels of innovation-based economic growth.
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.