Reports & Briefings

October 10, 2017
Data innovation is making a major contribution to Europe’s economy, but there are stark variations between countries. This report uses a variety of indicators to measure data innovation in the EU and rank its 28 member states, identifying why some countries are ahead, and what others can do to catch up.
September 28, 2017
By reducing costs, the Information Technology Agreement (ITA) leads to increased use of ICT goods, which spurs productivity and economic growth in signatory nations, while deepening their enterprises’ participation in global value chains.
September 25, 2017
Displaying regulatory and other product information via electronic means—as an “e-label”—is a sensible alternative to the jumbled collection of physical labels we now have on ICT goods. Given how products are shrinking, physical labels can inhibit innovation.
July 31, 2017
While data-driven innovation is a global phenomenon, some regions are better poised to enjoy the resulting benefits because they have invested in and supported the conditions necessary to succeed in the data economy. This is also true within the United States.
July 26, 2017
The United States should build and sustain a robust, diverse portfolio of technology demonstration projects as part of a comprehensive clean-energy innovation policy. Its current portfolio is not robust—and it is rapidly dwindling.
July 24, 2017
Current legal processes and treaties to allow law enforcement access to data stored abroad are woefully out of date and needlessly complex. No nation can solve this problem alone, but the United States can and should lead the way on needed reforms. This report proposes a path forward.
July 10, 2017
Driving the transformation of the federal enterprise through innovation is central not just to improving the lives of Americans and boosting productivity, but also to restoring faith in government.
July 5, 2017
Reducing or eliminating the R&D tax credit to “pay for” a lower corporate rate would be a serious mistake. To boost productivity and competitiveness, Congress should lower the corporate rate while expanding the research credit’s Alternative Simplified Credit from 14 to 20 percent.
June 29, 2017
“4.0 innovation” is something both sides of the Atlantic should not only welcome, but do everything possible to accelerate.
June 22, 2017
Cloud computing represents a key platform technology that is playing an essential and foundational role in enabling the next production revolution. Policymakers should ensure it continues to transform manufacturing and bolster America’s manufacturing competitiveness.

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