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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.
January 6, 2016
While the FTC overstates the potential risk of companies using big data to discriminate against consumers, it rightly acknowledges that big data is a valuable tool to improve the lives of underserved populations.

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March 7, 2016
“It's hard to make the case that high-skilled immigration is not a win-win,” said Rob Atkinson in the Los Angeles Times.
March 4, 2016
“Contrary to popular conceptions about precocious college dropouts with big ideas, U.S. innovators actually tend to be experienced and highly educated,” said ITIF in Science.
March 3, 2016
“As the Internet of Things generates huge amounts of data for the public and private sectors to act upon, the United States will need to ensure that it produces a workforce capable of taking advantage of this data,” said Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
February 24, 2016
“People may think technological innovation is driven by precocious college dropouts at startup companies, like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg,” said Adams Nager in Fortune. “In reality, America’s innovators are far more likely to be immigrants with advanced degrees who have paid their dues through years of work in large companies.”
February 24, 2016
“We are dependent on immigrants with science and technology expertise,” said Rob Atkinson in the Wall Street Journal. “They are making it possible for U.S. companies and foreign companies in the U.S. to gain market share and hire more scientists and engineers.”

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