Reports & Briefings

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

March 2, 2010
ITIF recommends a light touch of regulation and a heavy dose of spectrum to facilitate the growth of the Mobile Internet.
January 26, 2010
Expanding the R&D credit would spur job creation and innovation.
January 9, 2010
This new report takes a detailed look at how Japan, South Korea, Singapore and other countries apply information technologies to alleviate congestion, enhance safety, and reduce the environmental impact of transportation.
January 5, 2010
In an article in the journal Regulatory and Economic Policy in Telecommunications, published in Spain by Telefónica, Rob Atkinson discusses next generation broadband networks (NGNs), examines the position of the United States relative to other nations, and discusses the U.S.
December 20, 2009
Recent efforts to ban peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing software in government offices to reduce security breaches would merely be treating the symptoms, not the disease.
December 15, 2009
The U.S. government can and should do more to support industry efforts to reduce digital piracy.
December 15, 2009
ITIF President Rob Atkinson explains how ICT has the potential to revolutionize the lives of people around the world, in developed and developing countries alike.
December 2, 2009
There is renewed interest in a job creation agenda. But many of the proposals put forth to date overlook the importance of exports and innovation.
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.

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