Reports & Briefings

July 16, 2009
In a new ITIF report, How IT Can Enable 21st Century Schools Tim McDonald and Ted Kolderie of the Education|Evolving, discuss why the existing school reform movement has stalled and how information technology (including computers, software and communications) can enable the emergence of fundamentally new kinds of schools
June 29, 2009
A summary of a roundtable that focused on the increasing convergence on some broadband competition policy matters.
June 24, 2009
The Obama administration should create an Office of Innovation Policy that would draw upon, and feed into, existing regulatory review processes but would have the specific mission of being the “innovation champion” within these processes.
May 26, 2009
ITIF proposes a new framework for the use of persistent cookies on government websites given the current trends in e-government.
April 29, 2009
ITIF & LSE Enterprise estimate the impact on U.K. employment of additional investment in broadband Internet, intelligent transportation systems, and the smart grid.
March 16, 2009
An article in the "Journal of Telecommunications and High Technology Law" unravels the broadband competition debate from both the perspective of an engineer and an economist and then evaluates four main policy options towards broadband competition.
March 5, 2009
Supporting the deployment of faster broadband networks will be crucial to enabling next-generation Web-based applications and services that will play important roles in improving quality of life and boosting economic growth.
March 4, 2009
ITIF argues that Congress should promote technology neutral policies that do not unfairly advantage or disadvantage any particular technology or business model.
March 4, 2009
The ideal fiscal stimulus measure not only creates jobs and drives economic activity in the short run but also boosts quality of life and economic growth in the medium and long run. Support for scientific research in the stimulus package accomplishes both goals. In this report, ITIF finds that spurring an additional $20 billion investment in our national research infrastructure will create or retain approximately 402,000 American jobs for one year.
February 25, 2009
The 2009 report finds that while the U.S. still leads the EU in innovation-based competitiveness, it ranks sixth overall and last in progress over the last decade.