September 20, 2012
The bottom line is that members of the tech community can find things to like and dislike in each candidate’s philosophies. The trick, according to ITIF, is to find a balance between Obama’s appreciation for the constructive power of government and Romney’s focus on business.
September 19, 2012
ITIF finds Obama believes in a more “activist role” for government in promoting innovation, while Romney believes the government should focus more on creating incentives for emerging companies and industries to grow.
September 17, 2012
Atkinson is in the camp of economists who are skeptical that more stimulus efforts are the answer to today's job woes. But he says that at the height of the crisis a major stimulus package made sense.
The Business Journal
September 12, 2012
“Each candidate brings something to the table that’s useful and different,” said ITIF President Robert Atkinson. “Ideally what you’d want is a merged candidate” who would pursue all of these policies, he said.
September 10, 2012
As the economic analysts Robert D. Atkinson and Stephen J. Ezell point out in their new book, "Innovation Economics," the World Bank borrows much of its money from the United States — and the United States in turn borrows massively from China.
The Morning Sun
September 8, 2013
Unless Americans work together for what is best for all our citizens, the economy will continue to falter, and other nations will take advantage of our disarray.
September 4, 2013
A manufacturing "ecosystem" with significant participation from small and medium-sized enterprises must be a key component of the innovation economy.
Federal Computer Week
August 29, 2013
Daniel Castro argues recent moves by Chinese officials to examine U.S. tech firms were more in response to revelations about NSA spying than about laws governing U.S. acquisitions.
International Business Times
August 23, 2013
U.S. cloud computing providers stand to lose big in the wake of PRISM.
National Business Review
August 18, 2013
New Zealand’s efforts to monitor electronic communications could have an economic backlash.