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September 29, 2015
Over 17,000 manufacturing establishments have shut shop between the end of the Great Recession and the beginning of 2013, according to an ITIF report, writes Reuters.
September 25, 2015
"The companies I've seen that are regulating data lay out things you can (or can't) do with data.
September 24, 2015
"For China, getting into the WTO was more about gaining carte blanche protection against trade enforcement measures other nations might want to unilaterally take against them than it was about driving internal reform and moving toward a market-based economy," said Stephen Ezell in CBS Moneywatch.
September 22, 2015
“We need to take an honest look in the mirror,” said Rob Atkinson in Global Trade Magazine. “Right now, the state of U.S. manufacturing is not a pretty picture.”
September 22, 2015
A November 2014 report from ITIF outlined the scale of defense innovation budget cuts, writes the International Business Times.
September 22, 2015
"They do it with a gun to their head. They say either you're going to make these investments or you're not going to get access to the market," said Rob Atkinson in the Los Angeles Times.
September 18, 2015
In a profile in its “One Good Idea” section, National Journal writes that Stephen Ezell and Rob Atkinson have an idea that they believe would improve U.S. infrastructure: create a “Race to the Digital Top” to pilot intelligent transportation technology in six cities.
September 17, 2015
ITIF wants to make sure China doesn’t get a free pass on tech and trade when President Xi Jinping makes a state visit to the U.S. next week, writes POLITICO Morning Tech.
September 17, 2015
A report released by ITIF took aim at what it described as China’s mercantilist approach to innovative industries, writes the New York Times.
September 16, 2015
“The tech industry is over a barrel [in China],” said Rob Atkinson in The Hill. “The question for them is just how high do they jump?”

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Press Releases

October 29, 2015
Congress needs to ensure that the Internet continues to be the fount of innovation and creativity we enjoy today and that everyone can share in it.
October 26, 2015
Without pioneering new ideas and equipment, innovation and productivity will be stuck in neutral.
October 22, 2015
So-called “dig once” policies can dramatically reduce the cost of deploying broadband Internet infrastructure by taking advantage of the opportunity to install new conduits whenever roads or sewers are under construction, says Doug Brake.
October 19, 2015
The Department of Transportation is trying to improve the safety and security of national airspace—which is a worthy goal—but the United States cannot rush into new rules that could have unintended consequences down the line.
October 19, 2015
ITIF released a new report outlining why Internet marketplace platforms do not need their own, special regulations to address potential competition, privacy, or employment concerns.
October 13, 2015
ITIF released a new analysis on why and how states should better harness IT to drive public-sector productivity and generate savings.
October 9, 2015
Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) spoke clearly at the Duke Law Forum on the Future of Video Competition and Regulation: The FCC should “hit the pause button” on regulating streaming video. This is a sound recommendation, says Doug Brake.
October 6, 2015
Policymakers in the United States and EU should work together swiftly to implement an interim agreement so that we do not shut down transatlantic digital commerce overnight, says Daniel Castro.
October 5, 2015
The BEPS project should not be an excuse for hidden tax increases, nor should it dramatically increase the cost of compliance, says Joe Kennedy.

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