Publications: Scott M. Andes

April 30, 2010
Is the demand of American and European consumers for organic foods a good thing? In this WebMemo ITIF looks at the costs of the growing organic food trend.
April 22, 2010
With increasing employment is the number one goal in Washington, policy makers should look to IT as a major source of long-term, high-paying jobs.
March 15, 2010
ITIF reviews the evolution of the Internet economy into a transformational part of daily life and a trillion dollar engine of innovation.
December 15, 2009
The U.S. government can and should do more to support industry efforts to reduce digital piracy.
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 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.
September 21, 2009
In this report, ITIF outlines the more than $100 billion invested by G-20 countries in IT-related stimulus. While most G-20 countries have passed economic stimulus packages to confront the global economic downturn, more could be done to use IT investments to aid in economic recovery, create jobs, and lay the groundwork for long-term economic benefits.
August 13, 2009
Although once offering the most generous R&D tax credit in the world, the United States now ranks 17th out of the 30 OECD countries.
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.
November 18, 2008
ITIF employs 29 indicators to assess the extent to which the 50 state economies are structured according to the tenets of the New Economy.