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February 1, 2016
The U.S. is relying too much on monetary policy to spur economic growth and not focusing enough on needed investments in foundational assets that drive productivity and increase wages.
January 20, 2016
European countries captured eight of the top 10 slots in a new global ranking of how countries’ domestic policies support worldwide innovation.
January 20, 2016
The United States ranks 10th in how its domestic policies support worldwide innovation.
January 19, 2016
After a public vote, ITIF announced that it has given its annual Luddite Award to a loose coalition of scientists and luminaries who stirred fear and hysteria by raising alarms that artificial intelligence could spell doom for humanity.
January 11, 2016
In their bid for a greater share of the global innovation economy, seven countries sought advantage in 2015 by embracing some of the world’s most glaring examples of protectionist and trade-distorting public policies.

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January 19, 2016
Musk "is the antithesis of a Luddite, but I do think he's giving aid and comfort to the Luddite community," said Rob Atkinson in CNET. "It's not inappropriate to raise the issue that AI be developed in a safe and responsible way. The problem is their tone scares people."
January 12, 2016
“We are seeing a disturbing trend where innovation mercantilist policies are becoming the norm rather than the exception, and the global trading system is doing little to try and roll back these destructive practices,” said Rob Atkinson in the South China Morning Post.
January 11, 2016
“Foreign technology companies are the clear target of these rules, given their competitive advantage in IP-based advanced technologies,” said ITIF in POLITICO Morning Trade regarding protectionist Chinese policies.
January 10, 2016
“This is a unique opportunity. One of perhaps the last opportunities on the horizon to see a sale of the sort of beachfront, low-band spectrum. But at the same time, I think there’s also a great deal of benefit to encouraging both sides of the auction to come to participate,” said Doug Brake in The Hill.
January 6, 2016
“[FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen] pointed out that while there are potential problems caused by big data, there are also many ways that these potential problems could be resol

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