Blogs & Op-eds

May 4, 2018
As Rob Atkinson and Mike Lind write for the New Republic, Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt weren't the anti-corporate crusaders that they're portrayed as by populists today.
May 1, 2018
A response to the Washington Post’s Steven Pearlstein, regarding his April 25 article, “Boeing and Airbus, the new ‘super duopoly’.”
May 1, 2018
This week is National Small Business Week. But, as ITIF President Rob Atkinson writes for Inside Sources, President Trump should declare a National Big Business Week, too.
April 30, 2018
Only 12.6 percent of Americans strongly believe that technology is making their lives better, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
April 30, 2018
As the Center for Data Innovation’s Nick Wallace writes for EUobserver, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union should not make drastic changes to a proposed regulation to compel online platforms to publish their policies on third-party sellers and to apply those policies consistently.
April 30, 2018
Today’s grid-scale battery market is dominated by a single family of technologies. But as ITIF’s David Hart and MIT’s William Bonvillian write for The Hill, long term clean energy innovation will require a diverse array of alternative energy storage technologies.
April 30, 2018
Intellectual property rights go a long way to helping transform clever ideas into life-saving products that address global health challenges, ITIF’s Stephen Ezell and Mark Schultz of the Southern Illinois University School of Law write for Brink News.
April 27, 2018
As part of the Washington Post’s annual “Spring Cleaning” feature, ITIF’s Daniel Castro says it’s time to get rid of Social Security numbers.
April 23, 2018
American childen born to parents in the top 1 percent of the income distribution are 10 times more likely to grow up to be an inventor than those born to parents with incomes below the median, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
April 23, 2018
In an op-ed for RealClearPolicy, ITIF’s Stephen Ezell outlines ten alternatives to tariffs that would roll back China’s unfair trade practices.

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