Small, local firms in many sectors of the U.S. economy cannot afford to raise their employees’ wages because they can’t afford to invest in new technologies and business models to raise productivity and profits.
April 5, 2021
To Help Small Firms Raise Productivity and Wages, ITIF Proposes SBA Program That Creates Economies of Scale and Scope
March 31, 2021
Biden’s Broadband Plan Goes Overboard and Threatens to Undermine Private Competition that Successfully Serves Most of the United States, Says ITIF
Biden’s broadband infrastructure plan goes overboard and threatens to undermine the system of private competition that successfully serves most of the United States.
March 30, 2021
Biden Administration Proposals to Invest in Climate Innovation Generate Momentum and Move the United States Toward a Path to Triple Clean Energy Innovation Investments by 2025, Says ITIF
The administration is proposing a major increase in federal support for clean energy R&D in the private sector, universities, and federal laboratories. That would move the United States toward a pathway to triple clean energy innovation investments by 2025, as ITIF has recommended, while leveraging federal purchasing power to make existing clean energy technologies more affordable and accessible and to deploy supporting infrastructure.
March 30, 2021
Congress Should “Go Big” Helping Advanced Industries Compete With China, Says ITIF; Time to Banish Fear of “Industrial Policy”
With China aggressively asserting its global power and influence as an economic and technological juggernaut, the Biden administration and Congress should tune out hidebound economic thinking that warns against any sort of “industrial policy” and move ahead rapidly with big, bold, sustained actions to spur innovation and competitiveness in America’s most strategically important advanced-technology industries, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy.
March 25, 2021
US-EU Data Relationship Requires Urgent Repair, Says New Report; Rising China Tensions Underscore Need to “Build Back Better”
The United States and European Union must take swift action to reconcile the differences between the EU’s data protection laws and U.S. surveillance policies, or millions of jobs and a large share of transatlantic trade will suffer, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy.
December 20, 2020
In a report in September, the Information Technology and Innovat
December 18, 2020
Rob Atkinson, president of ITIF, a research group Google has funded, put it more bluntly: "If successful, the lawsuit today would roll
December 17, 2020
Another study released in September comes from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a self-described think tank for science and technology policy, urges international collab
December 16, 2020
Still, data restrictions could disproportionately affect such businesses, said Nigel Cory, associate director for trade policy at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a think tank.
December 15, 2020
Augmented reality technologies will likely exacerbate existing privacy challenges facing the public, according to a report released this week by tech think tank Information Technology and Innovatio