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.
September 4, 2012
“If TPP countries wish to be those in which innovation flourishes, they should have strong intellectual property,” says Stephen Ezell.
August 30, 2012
"We're involved in a war," said Robert Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a policy think tank in Washington. "It's a war for economic advantage."
August 28, 2012
ITIF believes that it's more important to get the TPP right than to get it done right away.
August 25, 2012
Rob Atkinson contends "that the future Chinese strategy will rely on an aggressive foreign acquisition strategy, backed by the deep pockets of the Chinese government designed to gain advantage in key technology areas."
August 22, 2012
ITIF took issue with the commission, saying, "The FCC's latest 706 Report on the progress of broadband deployment in the United States reaches the erroneous conclusion that we're not making reasonable progress toward bringing broadband networking to all Americans."
August 10, 2012
Congress has other important things to consider, and getting agreement between the House and Senate bills would be difficult because of their differences, said Rob Atkinson.