While the DOJ should always take action against any anti-competitive conduct that hurts consumers, they should avoid structural remedies, which are often grounded in a “big is bad” anti-monopoly ideology without considering the broader implications that such a policy would have on innovation.
October 20, 2020
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
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 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
October 20, 2020
Robert Atkinson of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, said the DOJ "should avoid structural remedies, which are often grounded in a 'big is bad' antimonopoly ideology without con
October 18, 2020
While the report recognizes both China and Russia as strategic competitors, the biggest challenge to maintaining American leadership in the science and technology field “definitely comes from China
October 15, 2020
“There is real opportunity for the FCC to be leaning on the E-rate program right now,” said Doug Brake, director of broadband and spectrum policy at ITIF, during the panel discussi
October 15, 2020
To batteries and beyond: Lithium-ion dominates utility storage; could competing chemistries change that?
The rapid growth of the battery storage sector has been driven predominantly by the electric vehicle industry, according to David Hart, professor and director of the Center for Science, Technology,
October 14, 2020
Daniel Castro, ITIF vice president and director of the foundation’s Center for Data Innovation, said disinformation also ha