Productivity

While economic policy should do more to reduce income inequality and Congress should seriously consider world-class worker training and adjustment assistance programs, our nation is doomed to second-class status if we cannot support all forms of productivity, including worker-replacing automation.
Productivity
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April 28, 2014
Let’s all take a deep breath and say “Change is happening…. like it has for the last 250 years.”
April 4, 2014
Review of the new book "The Second Machine Age" by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee.
March 26, 2014
The Neo-Luddite argument is faulty and harmful to the policy debate.
February 4, 2014
Automation is the path forward and should be promoted not demonized.
January 7, 2014
ITIF and an expert panel will discuss our unique budget and debt proposal that will boost U.S. productivity, innovation, and competitiveness while also reducing the debt-to-GDP ratio.
January 2, 2014
Innovation-based industries need a unified voice to drive US innovation policy.
December 17, 2013
ITIF and a panel of experts will assess how technology can drive government productivity.
November 26, 2013
The benefits of economic growth are widely shared but not as widely as they could be, says a new paper.
November 21, 2013
This panel discussion will investigate the current state of semiconductor innovation and the reforms and investments necessary to meet the potential of Moore’s Law.
October 21, 2013
Benjamin Freidman’s Neo-Luddite assessment of technology and jobs is a reminder why we should not let economists make policy.

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