Comparing Canadian and U.S. R&D Leaders in Advanced Sectors
R&D-intensive companies are key to national growth and competitiveness. Canada lags far behind the United States and the rest of the world in R&D-intensive firms. The Canadian government should consider reforming and expanding its SR&ED tax incentive.
Overcoming Barriers to Data Sharing in the United States
Without policy change, the United States will continue trending toward data siloes—an inefficient world in which data is isolated, and its benefits are restricted.
Big Tech’s Free Online Services Aren’t Costing Consumers Their Privacy
There is no evidence that breaking up big online platforms will improve digital privacy, but there is overwhelming evidence that breaking up these services or restricting them from collecting user data will harm consumers and workers.
A Global Declaration on Free and Open AI
How Expanding the Information Technology Agreement to an “ITA-3” Would Bolster Nations’ Economic Growth
Latin American Subnational Innovation Competitiveness Index
For policymakers to bolster the global competitiveness of their nations and regions, they first must know where they stand. This report benchmarks the 182 regions of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and the United States using 13 commonly available indicators of strength in the knowledge economy, in globalization, and in innovation capacity.
Transatlantic Subnational Innovation Competitiveness Index 2.0
For policymakers to bolster the global competitiveness of their nations and regions, they first must know where they stand. This report benchmarks the 121 regions of Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Sweden, and the United States using 13 commonly available indicators of strength in the knowledge economy, globalization, and innovation capacity.
How Skeptics Misconstrue the Link Between Drug Prices and Innovation
Comparing Data Policy Priorities Around the World
The Global Battle Over Advanced Industries
Claims That Social Media Endangers Democracy Are Mostly Misinformation
Defending Digital Series, No. 22: That digital technologies are a “threat to democracy” is now conventional wisdom, even though nontechnology factors have done much more to undermine America’s electoral confidence than anything digital. Unfortunately, today’s exaggerated electoral accusations have given additional life and power to the full range of dubious Big Tech critiques.
Preserving US Biopharma Leadership: Why Small, Research-Intensive Firms Matter in the US Innovation Ecosystem
Enabling Equity: Why Universal Broadband Access Rates Matter
Developing an R&D Strategy to Integrate Immersive Learning Into the Classroom
Restoring US Leadership on Digital Policy
How the G7 Can Use “Data Free Flow With Trust” to Build Global Data Governance
Innovation Wars: How China Is Gaining on the United States in Corporate R&D
Sustain Affordable Connectivity By Ending Obsolete Broadband Programs
Beyond Force: A Realist Pathway Through the Green Transition
Losing the Lead: Why the United States Must Reassert Itself as a Global Champion for Robust IP Rights
Arguments for weakening IP rights have been gaining traction in the United States to enable a redistribution agenda. But spurring U.S. competitiveness, supporting American jobs, and advancing innovation will require the federal government to step up its game in defense of a more robust global IP regime.
Reviving and Reimagining the Federal Data Strategy for Mission Success
The Federal Data Strategy suffers from a lack of leadership and fails to link its well-defined principles and practices to government-wide and agency-level missions. The Biden administration must revive and reimagine it in order to succeed in transforming the federal government into a 21st century organization.