Reports & Briefings

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

September 24, 2010
There are a number of ways to keep innovation going in the right direction even if funds are limited. They include regulatory reform, smarter tax policies, procurement reform, the better use of technology and more.
September 22, 2010
A summary of the May 2010 meeting of innovation economists, social justice activists, and thinkers from the environmental movement.
September 14, 2010
Mobile broadband offers a vast array of opportunities to improve quality of life for individuals and society.
September 8, 2010
A study shows that overly strict privacy laws inhibit the effectiveness of the Internet ecosystem.
August 25, 2010
IT has an important role to play in protecting the safety of our food supply.
August 17, 2010
Policymakers can help cloud computing flourish by creating policies that will support its development and avoiding policies that will hinder it.
July 21, 2010
The FCC broadband report delivered to Congress indicates a decline in progress towards universal broadband services, yet the report has serious methodological shortcomings.
July 8, 2010
Global innovation has the potential to let all countries grow their economies but only if nations eliminate harmful mercantilist policies.
July 7, 2010
While the U.S. once led the world in IT R&D, in the last decade other nations have caught up, as a share of total R&D.
June 10, 2010
ITIF dismantles the top ten myths in the climate change debate.

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