Publications: Robert D. Atkinson

January 6, 2012
If America wants a manufacturing rebound, it can’t just hope, wish and pray. It has to act.
December 15, 2011
The product of a collaboration from business and labor organizations to academic institutions, the charter underscores the importance of manufacturing and provides policy recommendations for ensuring the U.S. manufacturing environment.
December 9, 2011
U.S. economy needs to be competitive in this globalized economy by holding innovation and productivity at its core.
December 9, 2011
Technology and machines are the solution, not the cause of our stubbornly-high unemployment rate.
December 5, 2011
The most accurate diagnosis for the anemic U.S. recovery is the continued failure to revive innovation-based competitiveness, including in manufacturing.
December 5, 2011
California should revise and expand its R&D credit and consider implementing a patent box.
December 5, 2011
A scorecard ranking APEC economies on their innovation-based policies to spur competitiveness and growth.
November 29, 2011
BCG’s recent report painting a sanguine view of the state of American manufacturing fails to get the facts right.
November 28, 2011
Durban is likely to overlook the best way to drastically reduce carbon emissions—making unsubsidized clean energy cost-competitive with fossil fuels by driving innovation.
November 28, 2011
The AGREE Act provides practical bipartisan actions to encourage innovation.