“Big Is Beautiful: Debunking the Myth of Small Business,” by Robert D. Atkinson and Michael Lind
April 6, 2018
New Today: Debunking the Myth that Small Business Drives Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Social Progress
April 3, 2018
WASHINGTON—Following the release of the list of proposed tariffs against Chinese products by the Office of the U.S.
March 26, 2018
Competitors Challenging US Lead in Life Sciences, New Report Finds; Leading Think Tank Proposes Robust Federal Response
WASHINGTON—America’s life-sciences sector has been a major contributor to U.S. economic competitiveness and has created millions of high-wage jobs.
March 26, 2018
Europe Faces Competitive Disadvantage in Artificial Intelligence Unless EU Reforms Data Protection Regulation, New Report Finds
WASHINGTON — As advances in artificial intelligence (AI) unleash innovation and productivity to the benefit of consumers and companies around the world, new data privacy rules in the European Union
March 23, 2018
Budget Is Positive Step to Accelerate Clean Energy Innovation, Says Leading Science and Tech Policy Think Tank
WASHINGTON— The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the world’s top-ranked think tank for science and technology policy, today released the following statement from David M.
April 30, 2018
“If people are saying we’re going to put national security or consumer privacy or something else ahead of this goal of a globally connected world, that does change the vision of where technology is going,” ITIF’s Daniel Castro told National Journal.
April 29, 2018
“It’s not an issue that’s central to the wellbeing of the industry,” ITIF President Rob Atkinson said to The Hill about challenging the administration on social issues. “I don’t know why the industry is wasting their political capital,” he added.
April 26, 2018
In testimony before the Senate Small Business Committee, ITIF’s Daniel Castro said only 21% of small businesses have provided cyber awareness training to their workers despite an estimate that 42% of the firms had been hacked as of three years ago.
April 25, 2018
“These issues represent an existential threat to some small businesses as firms could go bankrupt from the costs responding to a cyber attack, or from the lost revenue and costumers resulting from a business disruption,” ITIF’s Daniel Castro said a Senate Small Business Committee hearing. “Moreover, these attacks are a drain on the economy, costing between $57 and $109 billion in 2016.”
April 20, 2018
“Having an economy dominated by small firms is a recipe for a lower per capita income,” ITIF President Rob Atkinson told Governing Magazine.