Issues

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

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

October 19, 2012
The widespread use of information and communications technology is a major driver of economic growth.

October 18, 2012
Debate exploring two competing interpretations and examines what the United States needs to do to restore robust economic growth.

October 18, 2012
Rob Atkinson will give a presentation for the Free State Foundation at the National Press Club.