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February 2, 2018
WASHINGTON—The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) this week earned recognition as the world’s top think tank for science and technology policy in the latest edition of th
February 1, 2018
WASHINGTON—Following reports of the release of the Trump administration’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), one of the world’s top-r
January 30, 2018
WASHINGTON—To help state and local governments leverage digital technologies, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a leading science and tech policy think tank, along with
January 22, 2018
WASHINGTON—In the global race for market share in the digital economy and key high-tech sectors, many countries continue resorting to “innovation mercantilism” to create unfair advantages for

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January 26, 2018
As ITIF’s Stephen Ezell told Christian Science Monitor, “China has fundamentally rejected the notion of comparative advantage. China wants absolute advantage while having the unfettered ability to sell in global markets.”
January 22, 2018
“Other nations have responded with smart, well-funded innovation policies like better R&D tax incentives, more government funding for research, more funding for technology commercialization initiatives,” ITIF President Rob Atkinson told Bloomberg.
January 21, 2018
Brazil, China, Indonesia, Russia, and Vietnam were among 2017’s worst innovation mercantilism, according to a new ITIF report.
January 20, 2018
ITIF President Rob Atkinson told Wired that, following tax reform, American tech companies may be better equipped to fend off challengers in China with lower cost structures. The corporate tax rate, Atkinson argues, could help smaller companies compete.
January 18, 2018
“The challenge is that you need a certain kind of geographic site,” ITIF’s David Hart told Popular Science. Add to that the environmental concerns and the long permitting process to build a hydro plant, and it becomes harder to construct new facilities.

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