Rob Atkinson describes how better data needs to be available on America's colleges and universities.
November 15, 2009
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 26, 2009
In this video blog Rob Atkinson explores the debate over online behavioral targeting.
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 19, 2009
ITIF lays out ten key questions it believes are critical to answer accurately before any regulatory decisions are made.
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 30, 2009
ITIF Research Fellow Richard Bennett filed comments with the FCC regarding regulatory approaches to licensed and unlicensed wireless spectrum. The filing offers preliminary guidance on encouraging innovation and investment in wireless networks by moving the FCC’s regulatory approach fully into the digital realm.