Issues

September 22, 2009
Which countries are leading in health IT adoption, what explains their success, and what lessons can other nations learn from these leaders?

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.

September 28, 2009
ITIF Senior Analyst Stephen Ezell’s article examines how the United States has lost its lead in developing innovation policies.

October 6, 2009
In this article Rob Atkinson argues that policymakers too often take their cues on economic policy from neoclassical economic doctrine that does not appreciate the importance of innovation.

September 3, 2009
ITIF offered guidance to the FCC’s Big Ideas workshop on the future architecture of the Internet and the role American researchers can play in bringing it to fruition.

August 18, 2009
Richard Bennett explains how some complaints about the National Broadband Plan process amount to "working the refs."

August 17, 2009
Countries compete for mobile, high-value-added jobs, and increasingly they use their tax code as a key tool

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.

August 7, 2009
While several countries in Europe have higher broadband penetration than the United States, recent claims by the European Commission that the EU leads the world in broadband are unsubstantiated

August 6, 2009
South Korea is poised to become the world leader in green technology, through a wide array of government policies supporting green technology, strong national leadership and a substantial commitment of public funding for this effort.