Manufacturing

The president-elect’s overall approach to technology and innovation policy appears to be formulated to engage the government as an active partner alongside industry in spurring innovation—but also as a tougher regulator of many tech industries and technologies.
Manufacturing
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March 22, 2021
Please join ITIF for a discussion of the health of the current U.S. innovation and production system, including the defense industrial base, and what the new administration and Congress should do to strengthen it.
November 20, 2020
ITIF Senior Policy Analyst Colin Cunliff spoke on a an expert panel discussing underappreciated opportunities for bringing clean manufacturing innovation to greater prominence with the goal of shaping the climate and manufacturing policy agenda.
November 17, 2020
ITIF hosted a two-part forum on innovative state-level manufacturing policies.
November 7, 2020
The president-elect’s overall approach to technology and innovation policy appears to be formulated to engage the government as an active partner alongside industry in spurring innovation—but also as a tougher regulator of many tech industries and technologies.
October 5, 2020
A study of manufacturing in India finds that the informal segment is harmful to the growth in productivity of the manufacturing sector, because workers move on average from more productive formal employment to less productive informal employment.
September 24, 2020
There is both excitement and trepidation about the so-called “Fourth Industrial Revolution” and its ability to power growth around the world—and one critical question is how its impacts may differ in developed and developing economies.
September 15, 2020
Stephen Ezell gave a presentation about the federal policies needed to turbocharge America’s biomanufacturing renaissance at the AURP BioHealth Caucus Conference on September 15, 2020.
August 10, 2020
Few policymakers and even fewer pundits or economic analysts understand U.S. competitiveness problems in a way that would lead them to the logical conclusion that a national innovation and competitiveness strategy would count as a viable solution.
May 18, 2020
The health of U.S. manufacturing cannot be taken for granted, especially in the face of ever-more-intense international competition and the rapid pace of technological change.
May 18, 2020
Digital technology adoption has spread rapidly through the economy, revolutionizing many processes. A new study examines how this change has taken place, interviewing 1,700 companies across the United States and European Union.

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