Michelle Wein

Michelle Wein
Former Trade Policy Analyst
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Michelle Wein was an ITIF trade policy analyst, specializing in the connections between international trade, innovation, intellectual property and economic productivity. Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post, The Hill, Politico and Inside U.S. Trade, among others. Prior to joining ITIF, Michelle worked on intellectual property policy at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Department of State. She also spent four months studying European Union governance challenges in Berlin, Germany. Michelle holds a Masters of Public Policy from Georgetown University and a Bachelors of Science with Honors in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Michigan.

Recent Publications

April 28, 2015

MPAA hosted its annual conference highlighting what is new in creativity, content, and technology.

April 16, 2015

Turkey's leaders need to create a more supportive environment for trade, investment, and innovation.

March 23, 2015

How policymakers can rise above the trench warfare that has long impeded progress on trade policy.

March 17, 2015

How Canada is killing innovation in its pharmaceutical industry.

February 17, 2015

IP protection is essential to future medical innovation.

February 13, 2015

In the past few years the IP environment inside Ecuador has deteriorated quite significantly.

January 27, 2015

One of the biggest priorities for the 114th Congress must be the passage of TPA.

January 26, 2015

This report describes and postulates the three competing economic doctrines that shape trade policy debates.

January 7, 2015

New evidence demonstrates that IPRs have not decreased access to medicines.

December 17, 2014

As the 114th Congress is sworn in next month, one of the biggest areas for bipartisan cooperation is on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).

December 12, 2014

Alleging that piracy is part of the system ignores the point that copyright infringement is a crime.

December 11, 2014

For the U.S. to effectively combat mercantilism, we need to develop a Global Mercantilist Index.

Recent Events and Presentations

December 2, 2014

Michelle Wein analyzed the impact of T-TIP on regional economies.

October 8, 2014

This event will feature the release of a major report, the “Global Mercantilist Index” (GMI).

December 12, 2013

How Canada's Policies Impact American Innovation and Competitiveness