Adams Nager

Adams Nager
Economic Research Analyst
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Adams Nager is an economic research analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. Areas of interest include international competitiveness, macroeconomic theory, STEM education policy, and high-skilled immigration issues. Prior to ITIF, Adams was a student at Washington University in St. Louis, where he earned an M.A. in Political Economy and Public Policy and a B.A. in Economics and Political Economy.

Recent Publications

August 28, 2015

ICT investment is shown to help keep manufacturing jobs from being offshored, writes Adams Nager in Innovation Files.

August 24, 2015

A recent Congressional Research Service report mistakenly suggests that U.S. manufacturing is healthy while dismissing the need for supportive manufacturing policies.

August 6, 2015

Labor productivity is correlated with private employment, but then so is daily sugar consumption, writes Adams Nager in Innovation Files.

July 22, 2015

Vilifying the H-1B visa as a scapegoat for America’s stubbornly slow-to-improve unemployment rate ignores the immense economic benefits for both firms and workers, writes Adams Nager in IndustryWeek.

June 22, 2015

Only increased productivity can create growth, so recent numbers from the BLS should scare us.

April 20, 2015

To address misinformation, ITIF refutes 10 myths surrounding high-skilled immigration.