Innovation Mercantilism

January 11, 2016

The third edition of ITIF’s annual report on the scourge of “innovation mercantilism” highlights 10 of the world’s most glaring examples of protectionist policies subverting innovation.

December 8, 2014

This second annual report documents the worst innovation mercantilist practices proposed around the world in 2014.

October 8, 2014

This report ranks 55 nations on the extent of how they practice trade mercantilism.

September 25, 2013

The use of localization barriers to trade, by numerous countries, threatens the global economy.

October 14, 2012

Not all innovation policies are created equal. In a ground-breaking report, ITIF surveys how countries’ innovation policies affect them individually and the global economy as a whole and recommends ways for healthy competition that benefits all.

June 14, 2012

Global energy innovation is being undermined by unfair trade practices.