When India implemented a biometric smartcard system, it ensured that an extra $41 million a year goes to welfare recipients instead of being lost to inefficiency and corruption, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
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.
A high-standard Trade in Services Agreement can update the rules governing services trade for the digital age, and in doing so, provide economy-wide improvements in productivity and innovation.
ITIF urges U.S. policymakers to take decisive steps to ensure the United States continues to be a world leader in high-performance computing.
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.
Rob Atkinson gave an overview of the tactics and strategy responsible for the rapid growth of the East Asian economy and compared it to the opportunities available for Latin America.
Instead of focusing just on increasing technology development in export sectors, writes Rob Atkinson for the Korea Economic Institute of America, Korea should seek to grow by increasing productivity and innovation across its entire economy.
Twelve years of data exclusivity protection for biologics is the right standard—U.S. negotiators should come back with nothing less, writes Stephen Ezell in The Hill.
U.S. public investment in clean energy RD&D lags behind Asian competitors, which are already seeing a payoff in both research output and commercial success.
For the sake of both future global innovation and for the interests of consumers and patients worldwide, we must stay the course on robust IP protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, writes Stephen Ezell in The Hill.
Striking the appropriate balance between allowing innovation to flourish and ensuring a healthy generics industry is at the heart of U.S. policy, and that should be reflected in the TPP, writes Stephen Ezell in Innovation Files.
ITIF files testimony in the ITC’s investigation No. 332-550, Trade and Investment Policies in India, 2014-2015.
Expanding the Information Technology Agreement can bring significant benefits to Korea's economy.
To ensure the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement creates a framework in which life sciences innovation flourishes throughout the TPP region, it needs to include 12 years of data protection for novel biologic drugs.
Join ITIF and the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi for a discussion of policy reforms needed to help India achieve more robust and sustainable levels of innovation, economic, and employment growth.
FCC Chairman Wheeler's “competition uber alles” ideology is simply out of touch with the economics of broadband networks.
While Japan had an advantage in hardware, the United States leads in software innovation.
The United States and India found a way forward on the Trade Facilitation Agreement.
While there are positive signs works still needs to be done to improve U.S.-India relations.
What should be the future course of U.S.-India relations?
ITIF and GMU School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs present Professor Douglas Fuller presenting on the respective paths China and India have taken in developing their semiconductor industries.
India’s continued use of mercantilist policies doesn’t bode well for improved trade relations with the U.S.
Prime Minister Modi must embrace a comprehensive set of reforms for India's economy to flourish.
Companies continue to face challenges securing IP rights in India, despite campaign pledges.