Innovation ecosystems are increasingly complex and diverse, but there are common markers of core strength. In this report, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, the German Economic Institute, the Institute for Competitiveness, and the Macdonald-Laurier Institute benchmark 96 states and provinces across Germany, Italy, the United States, and Canada.Mon, 11/14/2022
Our studies, projects and policy recommendations identify the risks and opportunities for our economy and our society. Here you'll find an overview of our reports. Download the About GTIPA brochure.
GTIPA members have issued numerous reports and articles to help policymakers address the coronavirus update. View list.
The GTIPA recognizes the role of clean energy and sustainability innovations in producing solutions to some of the most challenging effects of climate change. This report provides GTIPA members’ perspectives on some of the most exciting, innovative clean energy technologies in their countries. The included briefs demonstrate how governments and private entities are fostering transformative innovations in both what is typically thought of as part of the clean energy sector—hydro, wind, solar, and nuclear power—and in seemingly unrelated industries like microbreweries and the production of everyday household products.Tue, 10/25/2022
The International Property Rights Index (IPRI) is the flagship publication of the Property Rights Alliance (PRA), based in Washington, D.C., and dedicated to the promotion of property rights. During 2022, PRA worked to compile case studies with 128 think tanks and policy organizations in 74 countries involved in research, policy develop - ment, education, and promotion of property rights in their countries.Property Rights AllianceWed, 09/07/2022
We are an informal coalition of civil society organisations that believes a robust global framework for the protection of intellectual property (IP) rights plays a key role in ensuring the world is prepared for future pandemics.Geneva NetworkSun, 05/15/2022
This report provides GTIPA members’ perspectives on how the COVID-19 pandemic has inspired AI-driven innovations in their countries.Wed, 12/01/2021
This monograph—authored by a subset of GTIPA members—explores the leading challenges facing the WTO and offers a number of policy recommendations for how to address them.Mon, 09/27/2021
The following declaration sets out why we believe that divisive proposals before the World Trade Organization to override intellectual property rights to promote local vaccine production would do more harm than good. There are better ways to accelerate vaccine manufacturing based on trust and collaboration.Mon, 05/24/2021
GTIPA members explore how global value chains have played an important role in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and helping sustain global economic growth through the crisis.Thu, 02/25/2021
This report shows GTIPA members’ perspectives on e-commerce and digital trade in light of negotiations on new rules World Trade Organization (WTO) member nations are deliberating regarding the moratorium on cross-border electronic transmissions customs duties (i.e., duties on digital products).Mon, 10/26/2020
The digital economy is inescapable, and, as is often the case, governments are turning to regulation to manage its complexities, according to recent findings by policy advisers Global Trade Alert and Digital Policy Alert. We asked data artists Visual Capitalist to reimagine the report’s key message: a warning on the consequences of regulatory intervention.
A combustible confluence of factors is pushing the US-China trade relationship, and the global trade system in general, into dangerous territory. The Ukraine crisis and the potential for the imposition of painful sanctions and countersanctions only exacerbates the volatility of the moment. As the existing trade system passes away, a new equilibrium will have to be established – but could it be achieved?
To implement the climate targets, the expansion of renewable energies in Germany needs to be tripled and the share of climate-neutral technologies in consumption sectors such as industry, transport and buildings must also grow more strongly in the future than it has in the past.
A new paper by Professor Scott Simon explores why Canada needs to update its Taiwan strategy and how policy-makers can set about doing so.
Across different metrics, the information and communications technology (ICT) performance of the Philippines remains subpar compared to ASEAN members and other countries at the same level of development.
A new MLI study finds that, if Canada is to break its internal trade barriers, mutual recognition is a solution well worth considering.
Trade secret protection has helped enable the innovation, investment, and cooperation that has made possible the development and delivery of Covid-19 vaccines in record time.
The tax law allowing firms to fully expense their research and development (R&D) costs expired at the end of 2021, and full expensing of equipment costs will begin phasing out in 2023. This decreases firms’ incentive to invest in these key drivers of economic growth and competitiveness. Congress should restore and make permanent full expensing for these investments.
The International Property Rights Index (IPRI) is the flagship publication of the Property Rights Alliance (PRA), based in Washington, D.C., and dedicated to the promotion of property rights. During 2022, PRA worked to compile case studies with 128 think tanks and policy organizations in 74 countries involved in research, policy develop - ment, education, and promotion of property rights in their countries.