Publications: Robert D. Atkinson
March 19, 2012
Report debunks myths about productivity gains, restructuring, and a manufacturing renaissance and explains what is needed for a real recovery in this essential sector.
March 15, 2012
The idea that all we need is a few hearty innovators with a few wealthy philanthropists supporting their work is not a recipe for progress.
March 8, 2012
Benchmarking the effectiveness of the innovation policies of 55 countries - including virtually all EU, OECD, APEC and BRIC economies - and provides a framework for making effective policies.
March 6, 2012
The tax code should reduce ineffective exemptions and incentives while expanding effective ones focused on innovation.
February 29, 2012
Reflections on the real state of the global innovation race.
February 28, 2012
The United States and other countries should begin responding to today’s reality for Chinese mercantilism represents a fundamental threat to not only the U.S. economy, but to the entire system of market and rules-based globalization.
February 17, 2012
Enough with the Politeness: China’s “Innovation Mercantilism” Threatens the World Economy, and Washington Needs to Speak Up
U.S. needs to take more action domestically and internationally to contain Chinese trade practices that could harm the global trading system.
February 8, 2012
Innovation is becoming popular. Economists see it is not accumulation of more capital that is key to improving standards of living; rather it is innovation.
February 3, 2012
If we’ve come this far (or low) that a policy to help ALL manufacturers is industrial policy, then essentially neoclassical economists are saying that all policies need to be completely neutral between industries.
February 2, 2012
Response to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests
Policies should promote not restrict activities like venture investing.