U.S. Tumbles to Sixth in Innovation

Medford, Cassimir
February 2009
Red Herring;2/25/2009, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses a report from the think tank Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) which found that the U.S. now ranks number six among the 40 most developed economies. The U.S. ranks behind Singapore, Sweden, Luxembourg, Denmark, and South Korea in that order and has ranked last among the top 40 economies in terms of competitive growth. Factors such as entrepreneurship, innovation capacity, and information technology (IT) infrastructure along with economic performance and human capital were considered by ITIF for the ranking.


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