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.
September 8, 2015
Gregory Tassey writes in a guest post on Innovation Files that the sluggish recovery from the Great Recession indicates a longer-term structural problem within the economy.
August 31, 2015
Donald Trump is virtually alone among candidates when it comes to talking about the challenges America faces from globalization, writes Rob Atkinson in the Christian Science Monitor.
August 28, 2015
ICT investment is shown to help keep manufacturing jobs from being offshored, writes Adams Nager in Innovation Files.
August 26, 2015
America suffers not just from a yawning fiscal deficit but also from a terrible backlog of needed investments, writes Joe Kennedy in The Hill.
August 10, 2015
Rob Atkinson writes in Innovation Files that three things struck him during the Fifth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean.
August 10, 2015
A menu of actionable ideas for policymakers to foster technological innovation, growth, and progress.
July 30, 2015
The Washington Post Magazine asked four experts, including Rob Atkinson, to re-imagine the classic board game Monopoly to reflect today’s economic realities.