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.
The New York Times
November 8, 2012
Dr. Giddings, who is a supporter of biotech crops, said it would now be more difficult for labeling proponents to raise money. “What justification can they present to their funders to pour more money down this drain?” he said.
November 8, 2012
"Obama's re-election reduces somewhat the potential for destructive and counterproductive cuts in research funding (as implied by Ryan's budget), and for other science-related policies not strongly based on data and experience," Val Giddings, a senior fellow at ITIF.
International Business Times
| January 29, 2013
Rob Atkinson comments on the changing FDI environment in China and India.
| January 3, 2013
The State Journal
| December 21, 2012
| December 20, 2012
Government Must Increase Tax Incentives for Innovative Development: Robert Atkinson of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Federal Computer Week
| December 17, 2012