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January 19, 2016

Rob Atkinson writes for the German Marshall Fund that many of the European Commission’s proposals under the Digital Single Market seek to achieve one goal that will make it harder to achieve other goals.

December 18, 2015

The EU’s new data protection regulation is a missed opportunity to fix data transfers with the United States, writes Rob Atkinson in EurActiv.

December 7, 2015

ITIF offered recommendations to the European Commission for its transition to a single market for mobile communications.

October 19, 2015

Regulators already have the ability to address clear cases of anticompetitive or anticonsumer behavior. Beyond that, the legitimate concerns of government are limited.

October 2, 2015

Gϋnther Oettinger's visit to the did little to dispel U.S. concerns about the Digital Single Market, writes Nigel Cory in Innovation Files.

September 16, 2015

The evolution of the political economy of innovation has differed between the United States and Europe, write Stephen Ezell and Philip Marxgut.

September 14, 2015

Stephen Ezell gave a presentation to staff from the International Trade Administration on the key elements of Europe’s Digital Single Market and General Data Protection Regulation proposals, discussing some of the competition, trade, and economic policy issues they raise.

July 13, 2015

The European Commission must embrace the concept of comparative advantage and encourage the use of information and communications technologies if it wishes to forge a successful Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement, writes Stephen Ezell in EurActiv.

June 25, 2015

France should try to find common ground with other countries and formalize consensus on universal rules that govern the Internet, says Alan McQuinn in Europolitics.

May 5, 2015

Lagging EU productivity growth is due in part to low ICT adoption.

April 3, 2015

No, America still isn’t falling behind Europe in broadband, despite what you may have heard.

March 17, 2015

This report assesses the current state of open data efforts in G8 countries.

February 23, 2015

Europe and America should combine forces to combat Chinese techno-mercantilism.

December 2, 2014

Michelle Wein analyzed the impact of T-TIP on regional economies.

November 6, 2014

The EU's HTTP Cookie Notification Policy is costing Europe $2.3 billion a year and needs to go.

October 27, 2014

ITIF co-hosted events in London and Brussels to assess the roots of the EU’s productivity and ICT adoption challenges.

October 15, 2014

The Policy Network and ITIF are holding a London conference on productivity and innovation-led growth.

October 3, 2014

Enhanced ICT use across all sectors, is key to boosting productivity.

July 1, 2014

ICT is a key to future productivity growth.

June 4, 2014

Doug Brake spoke on a panel exploring the empirical data of next generation broadband deployment in the U.S. and Europe.

June 2, 2014

Europe's increasing productivity gap with the U.S. can be addressed by taking better advantage of ICT.

February 21, 2014

In a guest post, Roslyn Layton assesses the shortcomings of European broadband while reiterating America's successes.

November 6, 2013

America’s top economic competitors in Europe and Asia—are investing in export credit financing, both as a share of GDP and even current dollars.

October 10, 2013

The EU-U.S. T-TIP Agreement will only be fully successful if it fully maximizes innovation.

June 28, 2013

Europe has a truth in advertising problem: SamKnows says DSL users in the UK get 44.7% of advertised speed during peak hours, and users in France only get 40.4%.

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