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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September 27, 2013
The Commerce Department should proactively search for more opportunities to unlock the potential of data-driven innovation.
September 11, 2013
Panelists will examine the policy reforms necessary to transform the U.S. engineering system to better meet the needs of the global technology economy.
August 23, 2013
Robert Atkinson presented to the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners on Innovation-Based Economic Development.
August 19, 2013
ITIF explains the difference between competitiveness, innovation and productivity in this policy memo.
August 2, 2013
Innovative ideas and systems improvements can make a real difference for charity.
July 23, 2013
Representative Sandy Levin (D-MI) discusses the importance of both free and fair trade for the U.S. trade agenda.
July 16, 2013
Our roundup of $3.2 million in open government innovation grants highlights the “post-digitization landscape.”
July 8, 2013
The general economic myths many take as facts are causing tragic results for everyday Americans.
July 2, 2013
The arguments against technology don’t add up.
June 21, 2013
Robert Atkinson presented "Brazil in the Global Innovation System" at conferences in Sao Paulo and Brasillia presented by Prospectiva.