Reports & Briefings

For brief overviews of how key technologies work and why they matter, see ITIF’s “Technology Explainer Series.”

May 2, 2011
Faulty assessments of the problems and solutions related to U.S. innovation stand in the way of coherent and effective national policy for improvement.
April 26, 2011
The manufacturing sector is key to the health of the U.S. economy—and the U.S. needs a strategy to support it.
March 31, 2011
ITIF reviews the indispensable role of public investment and public-private partnerships in fostering energy innovation at the DOD.
March 30, 2011
ITIF proposes an Innovation Carbon Price—a unique approach to spurring clean energy innovation and boosting U.S. industrial competitiveness using a carbon tax.
March 23, 2011
A carbon price is unlikely to yield sufficient levels of innovation if we don’t also invest in clean technology development.
March 10, 2011
Competitiveness can no longer be seen as a partisan issue. Both Democrats and Republicans contribute useful recommendations.
February 11, 2011
Net neutrality is a holdover from a long-settled engineering debate about network design. Internet policy should be broader.
February 8, 2011
President Obama’s call to increase the R&D tax credit to 17 percent is an important first step but more needs to be done to improve U.S. competitiveness.
January 28, 2011
ITIF examines the principle antitrust doctrines and how the field of antitrust can better cope with the challenges of the 21st century, innovation-based economy.
December 21, 2010
The Winter 2010 issue of the Austrian Embassy's "Bridges" magazine features a summary of ITIF's recent survey of innovation policies employed by countries around the world.