Dayton Daily News
December 6, 2012
Examining where Ohio ranked on ITIF's State New Economy Index.
San Francisco Chronicle
November 24, 2012
Rob Atkinson stresses the importance of new tax ideas like patent boxes.
November 19, 2012
One area where Atkinson would like to see the U.S. make progress is with mobile payments. The U.S. is well behind Japan and South Korea in embracing this technology, and a 2009 paper by ITIF senior analyst Stephen Ezell lays out some of the issues that need to be addressed to catch up.
November 16, 2012
“We’re not even close” to the ideal amount of corporate R&D in the U.S., says Robert Atkinson. Throwing the R&D credit out in the name of giving the budgetary balloon more lift would inadvertently harm the economy’s growth, says Atkinson.
November 13, 2012
Atkinson calculates that the gas tax, now at 18.4 cents a gallon, costs Americans about one third as much as it did when it was enacted in 1994, given inflation, increases in fuel economy and rising incomes.
February 27, 2015
Science funded by NIH reduces government spending on health care, increases future productivity, and saves lives by delivering cures for some of society’s deadliest diseases.
February 25, 2015
The term Net Neutrality should be consigned to the dust bin of history, says Robert Atkinson.
February 25, 2015
With the agency's vote coming up, some say Congress should move forward with its own plan.
February 19, 2015
Two lawmakers have introduced a resolution that enables Congress members to vote and participate in committee hearings via the Internet.
Tech News World
February 17, 2015
The NSA may be behind The Equation Group, creators of malware that defies the most-effective security measures currently available.