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June 21, 2013

Senior Analysts, Stephen Ezell and Matthew Stepp present on innovation policy at the Center for Clean Air Policy-Europe Task Force.

June 17, 2013

ITIF will host a panel discussion of leading experts from both sides of the Atlantic who will evaluate the present state of broadband networks in the U. S. and Europe.

June 17, 2013

America's broadband networks are better than those in Europe in terms of speed and coverage, despite the widespread belief to the contrary.

April 16, 2013

Europe faces a quandary: The difficult fiscal straits most European nations face precludes “Keynesian” stimulus policies to spur demand.

March 26, 2013

"Innovation Economics" presentation at the Université Paris-Est.

March 14, 2013

An EU-US FTA would signal to the world the seriousness with which both parties take true free trade.

February 25, 2013

Europe and America need to realize the global nature of the innovation competitiveness challenge, wrote Rob Atkinson in this special op-ed of the Spring 2013 issue of "Europe's World."

March 8, 2012

Daniel Castro elaborates on his filing with UK Ministry of Justice on data protection.

March 8, 2012

sRestrictive regulations have negative effects on applied plant science and major R&D facilities of European agrochemical companies.

March 6, 2012

Regulators should create policies that protect privacy while minimizing burdens on businesses.

July 19, 2011

The Atlantic Century II updates ITIF’s 2009 report on the United States’ innovation-based competitiveness compared with a diverse group of countries.

June 10, 2011

Matthew Stepp offers energy innovation perspectives on a Europe-based online forum on environmental policy issues.

April 6, 2011

Dr. Burton Lee leads a broad overview of the state of innovation policy in Europe today and where it is heading in the next 2-3 years.

February 23, 2011

The European Commission’s Director-General of Research and Innovation places innovation as the focal point of EU economic growth.

August 7, 2009

While several countries in Europe have higher broadband penetration than the United States, recent claims by the European Commission that the EU leads the world in broadband are unsubstantiated

February 25, 2009

The 2009 report finds that while the U.S. still leads the EU in innovation-based competitiveness, it ranks sixth overall and last in progress over the last decade.

November 7, 2007

After a long period over which Europe was catching up to the United States in productivity, this trend has reversed. Lower levels of investment in information and communications technology (ICT) and less effective use of existing ICT explain a significant share of the lower rates of productivity growth in the European Union over the last decade when compared to the United States. The report argues that regaining robust productivity growth will be critical for EU nations over the next several decades as they struggle with a myriad of challenges, including an aging population.

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