Economic Theory

Many say the decline in new business formation over the past 30 years has been caused by increased monopoly. But there is no statistical relationship between start-up creation and change in concentration by industry; high-growth start-up activity is healthy.
Economic Theory
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December 12, 2012
Rob Atkinson and Stephen Ezell argue for kickstarting innovation around the world by overcoming outdated and unfair policies.
December 12, 2012
Rob Atkinson will moderate a panel on entrepreneurialism based around "Innovation Economics" at the University City Science Center in Philadelphia.
December 11, 2012
Rebuttal to Krugman's claims that innovation has lead to lower employment and lower wages.
December 4, 2012
Event on "Innovation Economics" at GMU Center for Science and Technology Policy.
November 26, 2012
Economic doctrines lead to different views of optimal copyright policy.
November 9, 2012
Robert J. Gordon’s latest no-growth forecast has received a lot of attention due to both the economic climate and its provocative nature.
November 7, 2012
Rob Atkinson Presenting "Innovation Economics" at the Munk School of Global Affairs.
October 22, 2012
The U.S. economy does compete with other nations for high value-added production and losing the race means a stagnant economy.
October 20, 2012
In a chapter for the new book Practicing Sustainability, Rob Atkinson wrote about sustainability from an innovation economics perspective.
October 12, 2012
If we are going to get the policy framework right, Washington needs to stop thinking that conventional economists are the only ones qualified to shape economic policy.

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