Reports & Briefings

November 18, 2009
This report benchmarks clean energy competitiveness in four nations: China, Japan, South Korea and the United States.
November 17, 2009
In this report, ITIF identifies the leading nations in mobile payments, explains why the United States lags so far behind, and offers recommendations.
November 11, 2009
Contrary to much of the narrative within Fareed Zakaria’s book The Post-American World, the United States is losing ground in terms of international competition and innovation.
November 5, 2009
If the United States is to achieve the promise of the broadband revolution it will need to ensure that a much larger share of Americans are subscribers.
November 1, 2009
The last two decades have presented unprecedented global economic change. While there is much debate around the changing global economy over the last several decades, all should agree that IT has been at the root of these transformations.
October 19, 2009
ITIF lays out ten key questions it believes are critical to answer accurately before any regulatory decisions are made.
October 19, 2009
Should wireless handset manufacturers like Apple and Palm be forbidden to share innovation risks with network operators? Congress and the FCC have been besieged by advocates seeking a ban on the marketing arrangements that make risk-sharing possible, but the technology mandate necessary to accomplish the goal would impair innovation.
October 14, 2009
A proposal on cybersecurity certification will offer few benefits, introduce burdensome costs to the government and the private sector, and not address the root cause of most cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
October 12, 2009
The United States and the United Kingdom commit roughly the same percentage of total public medical research funds to health informatics. However, the United Kingdom is uniquely positioned to benefit from advancements in health informatics research because it is significantly ahead of the United States in its transition to electronic health records among primary care providers.
September 25, 2009
A review of the development of the Internet architecture that finds an extraordinarily high degree of intelligence embedded in the network core.

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