News Clips

December 6, 2017
Reviews of our nation’s research capability—by ITIF and the American Academy of Arts & Science—likewise show that we’re losing ground. Assessments like these are always problematic, but they all indicate a common troubling finding: The U.S. is on a downward trend.
December 6, 2017
The United States also is in danger of a broader erosion of its global competitiveness. A report Wednesday from ITIF called for the federal government to develop an assertive strategy to prevent the United States from losing its competitive edge. 
November 29, 2017
Rob Atkinson discusses China’s global leadership and the threat it poses to the U.S. on Bloomberg Markets.
November 28, 2017
Fortune writes that more than a third of U.S. federal websites are missing key elements of online security architecture, according to a report released by ITIF.
November 28, 2017
Forbes summarizes a report by ITIF revealing that the number of technology-based startups in the U.S. economy grew 47 percent in the last decade, and these new firms have been "making an outsized contribution to economic growth."
November 23, 2017
Doug Brake, a telecom policy analyst at ITIF, said there’s little chance broadband companies will engage in “shenanigans,” given how unpopular they already are with the public. He also noted that antitrust law can serve to deter “potentially anticompetitive” behavior by internet providers.
November 14, 2017
ExecutiveGov summarizes a new report by ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation that outlined several ways national governments can help address challenges related to smart city development projects.
November 6, 2017
U.S. News & World Report lists the best states for the new economy according to a report by ITIF.
November 1, 2017
“This is new stuff everybody is dealing with — it’s not easy,” said ITIF’s president Rob Atkinson in the New York Times. “So when you discover a problem, scale makes that easier. You’ve got one or two big firms, and they have a lot of public pressure to be a responsible actor.”
October 20, 2017
“We have gotten complacent when it comes to competitiveness,” says ITIF president Rob Atkinson in the Christian Science Monitor.