Publications: Robert D. Atkinson

May 19, 2011
Not only does the U.S. lag behind other countries in government- and business-funded university research, but we are falling even farther behind.
May 18, 2011
Policy must strive to promote government investment in R&D and private sector commercialization.
May 5, 2011
Too many government websites remain user-unfriendly and poorly maintained.
May 2, 2011
Faulty assessments of the problems and solutions related to U.S. innovation stand in the way of coherent and effective national policy for improvement.
April 26, 2011
The manufacturing sector is key to the health of the U.S. economy—and the U.S. needs a strategy to support it.
April 5, 2011
An argument for a carbon tax that would recycle revenue back into the pro-growth and pro-innovation activities.
April 4, 2011
We need a rational debate on how to design tax policies to spur innovation, global competitiveness and growth.
March 30, 2011
ITIF proposes an Innovation Carbon Price—a unique approach to spurring clean energy innovation and boosting U.S. industrial competitiveness using a carbon tax.
March 23, 2011
A carbon price is unlikely to yield sufficient levels of innovation if we don’t also invest in clean technology development.
March 10, 2011
Competitiveness can no longer be seen as a partisan issue. Both Democrats and Republicans contribute useful recommendations.