There is a persistent divide among U.S. states when it comes to fundamental metrics of success in the technology and innovation-driven “new economy,” according to the 2020 State New Economy Index, released today by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the world’s leading think-tank for science and technology policy.
October 19, 2020
Massachusetts, California, Utah Lead 50-State Ranking of Economic Fundamentals Key to Success in Innovation-Driven “New Economy”; 2020 Edition of Long-Running Index Shows Several Surprises, Suggests All Would Benefit From Comprehensive Strategies
October 13, 2020
Pundits, scholars, and activists say the cause of the reduced share of U.S. national income going to workers over the past two decades is increased market concentration. But a new report released today by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy, shows that this analysis is largely flawed and contradicted by macroeconomic data that shows that most of the decline is from an increase in rental income, not profits.
October 6, 2020
Congress Should Agree to Strengthen Traditional Antitrust Approach, Not Enact Burdensome Regulations, Says ITIF
Earlier today Representative David Cicilline (D-RI), Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law issued a report on behalf of the Subcommittee. Robert D. Atkinson, President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation issued the following statement.
October 5, 2020
China’s Mercantilist Policies on Solar Photovoltaics Reshaped Global Innovation, Potentially Making It Harder to Solve Climate Change, New ITIF Report Shows
WASHINGTON—Excessive subsidy-powered competition from China decimated solar photovoltaic manufacturing in the rest of the world in the 2010s, eliminating multiple innovative companies and altering
September 28, 2020
WASHINGTON—Technological innovation is critical to income growth and national competitiveness, so it is an essential issue to weigh in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
November 26, 2020
En medio de una pandemia mundial, un nuevo informe encuentra innovaciones prometedoras emergentes para la salud pública y la política económica
Los impactos económicos y en la salud pública del COVID-19 han variado en severidad en todo el mundo, pero superar la pandemia requerirá que la comunidad mundial tome más medidas colectivas. Están
November 17, 2020
“They’re in a difficult political situation,” said Rob Atkinson, the head of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation think tank, who helped lead a tech advisory committee for Biden dur
November 16, 2020
How fast is fast enough for broadband?
November 16, 2020
Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, said he doesn’t think the Biden administration will devote much time to the apps because it will have “bigger fish t
November 15, 2020
“Under a Biden administration there would be much more support for the technology sectors, I believe,” said Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washin