Issues

May 5, 2010
In the inaugural ITIF blog for PPI, Rob Atkinson looks back at a piece he put together 11 years ago on how to make the most of the new economy. He finds mixed results.

April 30, 2010
The re-authorization of the America COMPETES Act will help foster innovation and American global competitiveness, but more can be done.

April 30, 2010
Don't like Facebook's privacy policy? Then don't use it. But don't ask government to run Facebook.

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 24, 2010
The Washington Consensus believes government should not pick winners. The Washington Consensus is wrong.

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.

April 14, 2010
If self-service technology were more widely deployed, the economy would be approximately $130 billion larger annually.

April 8, 2010
Video from the ITIF debate "The U.S. Can and Should Pick Winners."

April 6, 2010
The 2010 Census forms are arriving in mailboxes around the country. But why is there no option to submit your response online?

March 29, 2010
ITIF Senior Analyst Daniel Castro evaluates President Obama's Open Government initiative.