Scott M. Andes is a research analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
China’s Reverse Robin Hood: Stealing Intellectual Property from the Poor
Many of the facts relating to the globalization of intellectual property (IP) theft over the last decade are not debatable. For example, IP theft has…
Why Some States are “New Economy” States
When it comes to innovation-based growth, not all states are equal. Certain states are on the front lines, and are accordingly most likely to lead…
Lessons From the New NSF Innovation Survey
Last week the National Science Foundation released its 2008 Business R&D and Innovation Survey, which surveys over 1.5 million for-profit organizations and benchmarks the number…
Is America Really #1 in Innovation?
Last month the World Economic Forum released its 2010-2011 Global Competitiveness Report. Among the 131 countries analyzed, the United States ranks fourth overall for global…
Getting Serious About Education: Why Can We Measure Students But Not Teachers?
Last week, Michelle Rhee, chancellor of D.C. public schools, made national news by firing 241 — six percent — of the District’s teachers deemed underperformers….