Highly educated immigrants play an outsized role in driving technological progress in the U.S., while women and minorities are significantly underrepresented.
February 24, 2016
February 22, 2016
US Leadership in Biomedical Innovation Under Threat as Populists Attack Industry and Libertarians Attack Government, ITIF Finds in New Policy Analysis
The U.S. system for discovering and developing new medicines is under threat.
February 11, 2016
Getting these two bills to the president’s desk is an important step forward on reaching agreement on other important tech issues. But more must be done.
February 10, 2016
The United States needs a uniform policy that encourages the use of encryption, not a patchwork of state policies trying to limit it.
October 29, 2015
ITIF is proposing a "Grand Bargain" bill that would provide a legislative underpinning for most of the FCC's new Open Internet rules, while allowing for some paid prioritization and funding broadband deployment programs, writes Broadcasting & Cable.
October 27, 2015
According to ITIF’s Nigel Cory, Indonesia ranks 114th on the World Bank’s ranking of ability to do business, writes PBS NewsHour.
October 26, 2015
Daniel Castro raised the specter of a "splinternet" emerging, where data-processing centers spring up in multiple countries as firms try to avoid falling foul of divergent privacy laws, writes Deutsche Welle. "We are seeing an increase in the number of data centers in Europe, although it is hard to say what is causing this," Castro said.
October 24, 2015
"You're taking about Europe imposing its version of how the world should be on everyone else," said Daniel Castro in AFP regarding the right to be forgotten.
October 24, 2015
“It’s a great idea, it’s good common-sense policy — but obviously not a total panacea,” said Doug Brake in The Hill. “Where it gets real expensive is where you get out into the tendrils of the network, and costs go up exponentially as you start trying to lay down the last mile getting into everyone’s home.”