Publications: Robert D. Atkinson

December 11, 2012
Creating a National Network for Manufacturing Innovation should be a priority for policymakers.
December 6, 2012
The State New Economy Index uses 26 indicators to measure the extent to which state economies are knowledge-based, globalized, entrepreneurial, IT-driven and innovation-based.
December 6, 2012
In a post for Ideas Lab, Rob Atkinson provides an overview of the State New Economy Index.
December 5, 2012
Pressured or mandatory technology transfer by other nations has, is, and will continue to negatively impact American R&D and innovation capabilities.
December 3, 2012
If claims of a manufacturing rebound are continually fostered, Washington can continue to ignore manufacturing and not put in place necessary policies.
November 26, 2012
Economic doctrines lead to different views of optimal copyright policy.
November 19, 2012
The R&D credit corrects a serious market failure and spurs U.S. companies to invest in more R&D, creating more jobs, more competitive firms and a stronger U.S. economy.
November 16, 2012
There’s no need to wait until 2013 for Congress to pass essential legislation. Our global competitors certainly aren’t waiting to improve their tax, talent, technology and trade systems.
November 9, 2012
If state and local governments want to get off the treadmill and begin to make real progress, officials will need to make their voices heard and demand that Washington comes together in a bipartisan way.
November 5, 2012
As the 2012 presidential campaign moves in the final stage, ITIF is presenting general principles and specific recommendations across several policy areas.