Publications: Robert D. Atkinson
July 18, 2013
High skill immigration reform is essential to address the workforce and competitiveness issues America faces.
July 17, 2013
Let’s stop talking about reshoring and focus on what needs to be done to truly revive U.S. manufacturing competitiveness.
July 8, 2013
The general economic myths many take as facts are causing tragic results for everyday Americans.
July 1, 2013
Brazilian economic policy has focused on the welfare of a few privileged producers at the expense of the wide swath of Brazilian consumers.
June 27, 2013
Secretary of State John Kerry and the Obama administration need to properly address India's mercantilist trade policies.
June 17, 2013
Since 2000, the U.S. share of world exports has declined from 17% to 11%, even as the EU’s share held steady at 17% over that time period.
June 10, 2013
As the U.S. continues to dicker over immigration reform, Canada has put in place comprehensive policies designed to attract high skill immigrants and entrepreneurs.
June 3, 2013
All but “final mile” mail delivery should be opened up to private competition.
May 25, 2013
A collaborative trade relationship between the U.S. and India is in both parties' best interests.
May 22, 2013
U.S. economic politics is often framed as a clash between “Main Street” and multinationals, with the former hard working mom and pop owners and the latter controlled by profit-hungry tycoons. But this framing misses the point, what determines America’s position in the global economy is not whether Fred’s clothing shop sells more pants.