December 7, 2012
One of the potentially significant things about the Apple announcement is it could send a message to American companies, you can make this work here.
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.
June 26, 2013
Matthew Stepp argues any climate plan must include the tripling of federal funding for clean energy R&D and reforms to the D.O.E.’s National Labs System.
June 25, 2013
Potential privacy legislation could significantly impact the Internet economic model.
Federal Computer Week
June 21, 2013
Three think tanks from across the political spectrum created a set of recommendations to transform the National Labs into engines of economic growth.
May 17, 2013
Sen. Levin wants companies to invest more in America, but holding a hearing to shame Apple isn't the way to do it, maintained Rob Atkinson.
May 10, 2013
ITIF notes that from 1997 to 2009 enrollment in the Advanced Placement test for music theory grew 362 percent while enrollment in the computer science AP test grew by only 12 percent.