Productivity is the key to improving living standards—so policymakers should ignore conventional economists who say there is little government can do about it and instead make it the principal goal of economic policy.
April 28, 2016
High-performance computing is a strategic resource for economic competitiveness, scientific leadership, and national security. To remain a leader in the field, the United States must commit to sustaining a robust ecosystem for the technology.
April 25, 2016
By pushing for a financial data carve-out in the TPP, the United States has undermined its own interests and sent a dangerous message that may encourage countries to enact more protectionist data policies.
April 18, 2016
U.S. labor law doesn’t know what to do with people who make all or part of their living on gig-enabling Internet platforms like Uber or TaskRabbit. Policymakers should fix the law, adapt it, or suspend it.
April 7, 2016
This report ranks 56 countries based on the extent to which their domestic policies support global biopharmaceutical innovation.
March 14, 2016
This report examines the debate over encryption and concludes governments should not limit encryption, because it would reduce overall security, make it more difficult for companies to compete abroad, and limit progress in information security.
March 1, 2016
ITIF report rejects calls for the FCC to regulate broadband privacy differently than the rest of our digital economy.
February 29, 2016
In Europe’s capital cities and in Brussels, policymakers have not yet fully embraced data-driven innovation as a core driver of economic and social progress.
February 24, 2016
A groundbreaking ITIF survey shows why the country needs to broaden and deepen its pool of potential innovators with better STEM immigration and education policies.
February 22, 2016
America’s success in discovering and developing drugs depends on the twin pillars of federal support for scientific research and a strong IP and reimbursement system that promotes private-sector innovation.