Ben Miller

Ben Miller
Former Economic Growth Policy Analyst
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Ben Miller was an Economic Growth Policy Analyst, specializing in the connection between technology, innovation, and the macroeconomy. Ben joined ITIF in 2013 after working as an economic analyst for the Federal Trade Commission, and has held a variety of other positions in the private and non-profit sectors. He also served for two years as an education volunteer in the Philippines with the US Peace Corps. Ben holds a Masters of International Relations and International Economics from Johns Hopkins SAIS and a Bachelors of Arts in German from Whitman College.

Recent Publications

July 27, 2015

U.S. public investment in clean energy RD&D lags behind Asian competitors, which are already seeing a payoff in both research output and commercial success.

June 8, 2015

This “pocket guide” provides a road map for policymakers around the world to expand ICT use in their countries by keeping prices low, keeping demand high, and strengthening key enabling factors across the public and private sectors.

May 29, 2015

A newly released report offers a useful guide for policymakers, explaining which properties of R&D tax incentives are best grounded in theory and evidence.

April 9, 2015

New research shows the value of medical innovation is much higher than previously estimated.

March 9, 2015

A new report highlights substantial patent outputs of federal agencies.

February 12, 2015

New budget proposal has the right idea for the R&E tax credit.

February 2, 2015

A new paper shows R&D tax breaks helped U.S. businesses stay ahead of international competition.

January 21, 2015

Sen. Rubio and Jon Stewart show how productivity too often takes a back seat to ideology.

January 20, 2015

The current frameworks measuring knowledge-based capital still need significant work before being a useful macro indicator.

January 15, 2015

New report from BCG and Qualcomm shows large benefits to consumers and small businesses.

January 8, 2015

Policymakers should be wary of adverse side effects when promoting competition for short-term consumer welfare.

December 8, 2014

Internet taxes designed to expand revenue are self-defeating.