Economic Theory

In an article for American Affairs, Rob Atkinson and Michael Lind explain why national de­velopmentalism should guide American economic policy at home and abroad.
Economic Theory
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January 26, 2015
This report describes and postulates the three competing economic doctrines that shape trade policy debates.
January 20, 2015
The current frameworks measuring knowledge-based capital still need significant work before being a useful macro indicator.
October 2, 2014
Rob Atkinson will present the findings from a new report that analyzes the three main sources of U.S. economic evolutionary change.
October 2, 2014
Conventional economics provides an increasingly poor guide for economic policy and should be replaced by an evolutionary economics framework.
September 23, 2014
The U.S. economy is a constantly evolving, complex ecosystem.
July 28, 2014
Rob Atkinson contributed the chapter “Public Policy, Innovation and New Technologies” to the textbook "Guide to U.S. Economic Policy."
June 11, 2014
Jeremy Rifkin’s "The Zero Marginal Cost Society" is the latest entry in the misguided and factually inaccurate area of “techno-utopianism.”
June 9, 2014
ITIF’s annual review of books covering technology and innovation issues.
May 15, 2014
Jeremy Rifkin’s "The Zero Marginal Cost Society" is the latest entry in the misguided and factually inaccurate area of “techno-utopianism.”
April 28, 2014
Rob Atkinson contributed an essay, "Driving Innovation and Productivity" to the UK's Policy Network's "Making Progressive Politics Work."

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