Stephen Ezell gave the keynote presentation at the Life Sciences Tennessee Annual Conference on innovation economics and how smart public policies can stimulate Tennessee’s growing life-sciences innovation sector.
November 14, 2018
In response to a recent Wall Street Journal editorial, Joe Kennedy writes that the European Commission finance ministers’ apparent decision to drop the proposed tax on revenues doesn’t significantly reduce the probability that U.S. companies will face higher taxes in the near future.
November 13, 2018
Mid-band spectrum will be crucial for next-generation networks, so it is important that the FCC moves quickly to transition portions of this spectrum to more efficient use.
November 12, 2018
In a book review for the New York Journal of Books, Rob Atkinson writes that "No One at the Wheel" by Sam Schwartz dismisses the most important questions society needs to face as autonomou
November 10, 2018
As Rob Atkinson writes for The Hill, price controls and other steps to reduce drug company revenues would stifle knowledge generation and sharing, leaving future generations less access to effective new drugs than would otherwise be the case.
November 9, 2018
It has become widely accepted in the last several years that there has been a massive increase in income inequality in America, said to be behind the rise of populism on both the right and the left. It’s a compelling narrative, but is it borne out by evidence or simply accepted as true because it is a constant refrain?
November 8, 2018
Comments to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration on Advancing Consumer Privacy and Protecting Innovation
ITIF submitted comments in response to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) request for comment (RFC) on the administration’s approach to advancing consumer privacy while protecting prosperity and innovation.
November 5, 2018
A considerable share of biopharma research “spills over” and contributes to knowledge discovery and drug development overall, not just in individual firms’ labs.
November 1, 2018
As Joe Kennedy writes for InsideSources, this year’s Nobel Prize winners is economics show how a carbon tax would accelerate significantly the pace of innovation in clean-energy technologies.
October 30, 2018
In an explainer for RealClearPolicy, Joe Kennedy outlines how current antitrust principles remain capable of dealing with most threats to competition.