Issues

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.

November 15, 2009
Rob Atkinson describes how better data needs to be available on America's colleges and universities.

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 3, 2009
Talk by Rob Atkinson at New College, Sarasota, Florida.


October 26, 2009
In this video blog Rob Atkinson explores the debate over online behavioral targeting.

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.