Reports & Briefings

March 8, 2017
The public relies on federal websites to access information and services from the U.S. government, yet 92 percent of its most popular sites fail to meet basic standards for security, speed, mobile friendliness, or accessibility.
March 6, 2017
Data-rich companies are not a threat to competition, but rather an important source of innovation, which policymakers should encourage, not limit.
February 27, 2017
PDUFA enables a safe, timely, and efficient process of drug evaluation while applying best practices in regulatory science that support America’s global leadership in biomedical innovation.
February 27, 2017
Numerous reports suggest that the Trump administration is considering adopting Heritage’s budget blueprint as its own. Doing so would harm U.S. competitiveness, productivity, and innovation.
February 22, 2017
While coverage of technology in the 1980s and early 1990s was largely favorable, the mood has soured over the years as criticisms have garnered an increasing share of coverage.
February 21, 2017
Given the tax code’s complexity and the divisive political environment, lawmakers should focus on provisions that spur investments in innovation, productivity, and competitiveness.
February 13, 2017
Automation was not the primary culprit behind manufacturing job losses, and now too little automation is depressing U.S. output and leading to stagnation in U.S. manufacturing.
January 31, 2017
The question of what an intelligent U.S. manufacturing strategy should entail is central to the future of the U.S. economy, so getting it right is critical. This paper offers a set of strategic principles.
January 23, 2017
In a series of tactical skirmishes that distract attention from their broader strategy, a loose coalition of advocacy groups and academics is methodically working to transform America’s successful private-sector, competitive Internet model into at least a heavily regulated utility, if not government-owned networks.
January 9, 2017
From China and Indonesia to Russia and Turkey, this report documents the year’s 10 worst cases of protectionist and trade-distorting polices that are subverting innovation in high-value tech sectors.

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