Innovation Files

November 22, 2016
When universities invest in R&D, they can generate returns for themselves of up to 9 percent, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
November 16, 2016
In a memo in Innovation Files to the newly appointed commerce minister of a developing country, Rob Atkinson outlines an “easy” plan to create a successful tech sector using best-in-breed strategies for enacting innovation mercantilism.
November 10, 2016
Google today responded to concerns that EU antitrust regulators lodged in April about the company's businesses practices related to the Android mobile operating system. None of the concerns are valid, says Daniel Castro in Innovation Files.
November 9, 2016
Val Giddings discusses a recent New York Times article on genetically modified crops in Innovation Files.
November 3, 2016
As Singapore continues its efforts to transform a small island nation into a global innovation hub, the innovation-enabling trade regime the Trans-Pacific Partnership fosters will benefit all industries but especially advanced technology ones, in areas such as life sciences and information technology, on which Singapore’s economy (like America’s) increasingly thrives, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
November 2, 2016
Every additional year of market exclusivity given to a breakthrough compound increases the number of subsequent drugs approved in that class by between 18 and 25 percent—20 percent on average, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
November 2, 2016
From 1997 to 2001, about 45 percent of Norwegian non-oil manufacturing growth can be explained by reallocation effects--when more-productive firms progressively gain larger shares of the market at the expense of less-productive ones, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
October 27, 2016
Commercial spying is a threat not just to U.S. companies, but also to U.S. national security, writes Rob Atkinson in Innovation Files. Our national security now critically depends on our national power, which in turn is dependent on broad-based U.S. technological leadership.
October 21, 2016
U.S. firms that invest in R&D have greater operational longevity than firms that do not, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
October 17, 2016
Too little, not too much, technology may be responsible for slow median wage growth that frustrates voters this election, writes Adams Nager in Innovation Files.

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