Issues

October 23, 2012
The United States should welcome Greenfield FDI, but most FDI is not Greenfield.

October 23, 2012
We do not live in an anonymous world, and we should not create policies that are based on this false assumption.

October 23, 2012
In addition to the standard lack of specifics, the third debate saw unfortunate mention of basic research.

October 23, 2012
Rob Atkinson will moderate a Microsoft Conversation on U.S. manufacturing on October 23, 2012.

October 22, 2012
The United States must triple its investments in innovation to make clean energy cheap and competitive everywhere. It must aggressively fight international green mercantilism to level the playing field.

October 22, 2012
The current economic debate - more stimulus or more austerity - misses the point.

October 22, 2012
The U.S. economy does compete with other nations for high value-added production and losing the race means a stagnant economy.

October 22, 2012
Electrifying the transportation system is a promising way of accomplishing this and significant innovations in EVs have already been made, but more is needed less EVs will remain a niche good.

October 22, 2012
As the 2012 presidential campaign moves in the final stage, ITIF is presenting general principles and specific recommendations across several policy areas.

October 20, 2012
In a chapter for the new book Practicing Sustainability, Rob Atkinson wrote about sustainability from an innovation economics perspective.