Innovation Policy

February 25, 2019

Swedish innovation policy has become increasingly characterized by various cooperative programs, where cooperation and ”co-production” between organizations is meant to generate growth and spillovers.

February 21, 2019

A new study on the economic impact of bonus depreciation for investment in machinery and equipment has been getting attention because of its conclusion that the incentive is not only wasteful, but harmful. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth.

February 19, 2019

Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) have emerged as an effective enterprise transformation tool.

February 13, 2019

ITIF has openly supported the proposed transaction since its announcement with the belief that the merger advances innovative wireless broadband services, offers significant benefits that will ultimately flow to consumers, and presents few concerns in terms of competition.

February 11, 2019

There is currently a serious conversation happening in Europe and other parts of the world about a “new digital ethics.” But unfortunately, the conversation recently took a tone-deaf turn.

February 7, 2019

February 7 – Ottawa should spur growth through better tax competitiveness and get back into the black by curbing overspending, says the C.D.

January 31, 2019

Conducting business should be a peaceful experience for entrepreneurs. Nonetheless, every so often, something goes wrong between the parties in a deal.

January 24, 2019

Investments are fundamental for entrepreneurial action. The IW-Economist Hubertus Bardt explains in his contribution how the word market is changing and which investment projects are necessary for the German economy.

January 20, 2019

SINCE THE DAYS of the first Ford Model T, cars have come a long way. Modern cars have embraced new technological innovations that now offer improved steering, transmission system, safety gears, and GPS navigators for enhanced luxury and optimized performance.

January 2, 2019

This special analysis of the patent database maintained by the German Economic Institute (IW) examines how migration is contributing to Germany's innovative power.