Since its inception after World War II, the practice of local and regional economic development has been largely divorced from national economic development policies, writes Rob Atkinson.
September 29, 2015
September 18, 2015
Stephen Ezell and Rob Atkinson present six key principles that nations should consider in designing and implementing effective innovation policies in chapter four of the 2015 Global Innovation Index.
September 16, 2015
The evolution of the political economy of innovation has differed between the United States and Europe, write Stephen Ezell and Philip Marxgut.
March 18, 2015
A collection of essays making the case for the progressive power of innovation and the digital economy in enabling societies to cope with new challenges.
October 2, 2014
Conventional economics provides an increasingly poor guide for economic policy and should be replaced by an evolutionary economics framework.
July 28, 2014
Rob Atkinson contributed the chapter “Public Policy, Innovation and New Technologies” to the textbook "Guide to U.S. Economic Policy."
March 7, 2014
Rob Atkinson served on a panel of experts that assisted with the research behind this new book.
February 28, 2013
Robert Atkinson contributed the chapter “Innovation in Cities and Innovation by Cities” for the book "Creating Competitiveness: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Polices for Growth."
October 20, 2012
In a chapter for the new book Practicing Sustainability, Rob Atkinson wrote about sustainability from an innovation economics perspective.
September 3, 2012
"Innovation Economics: The Race for Global Advantage." This new book delivers a critical wake-up call: a fierce global race for innovation advantage is under way and the United States is running the risk of losing.