State and Local

ITIF tested the page load speed, mobile-friendliness, and accessibility of all 50 state unemployment websites using publicly available tools. The results show that many of these sites are not just ill-suited to handle significant rises in traffic, but also poorly designed.
State and Local
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September 19, 2012
Rob Atkinson will give a presentation on “Technology and the Future of Work.”
February 8, 2012
Innovation is becoming popular. Economists see it is not accumulation of more capital that is key to improving standards of living; rather it is innovation.
January 14, 2011
Rob Atkinson gave the keynote at the Fayette Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting.
November 24, 2010
ITIF Research Fellow Scott Andes defines the features of the "New Economy" states.
November 18, 2010
The State New Economy Index uses 26 indicators to measure the extent to which state economies are knowledge-based, globalized, entrepreneurial, IT-driven, and innovation-oriented.
November 18, 2010
ITIF unveils the latest data on how the states are doing in efforts to be competitive in the global, entrepreneurial, innovation- and knowledge-based New Economy.
July 16, 2010
Once the economy recovers, states should be required to maintain larger rainy day funds or risk losing federal money.
June 30, 2010
ITIF hosts a presentation by Clyde Prestowitz on his new book, "The Betrayal of American Prosperity: Free Market Delusions, America's Decline, and How We Must Compete in the Post-Dollar Era."
May 4, 2010
Open innovation is becoming an increasingly important form of innovation and requires new firm strategies.
July 20, 2009
Rob Atkinson's presentations, "Transforming the World with Information Technology" and "Innovation-Based Economic Development" at the 2009 WFS conference in Chicago.

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