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 28, 2011
ITIF examines the four principle antitrust doctrines, how they influence approaches to and positions on antitrust, and how the field of antitrust can move forward to better cope with the challenges of the 21st century, innovation-based global economy.
October 19, 2010
ITIF surveys four dominant schools of thought and analyzes how adherents approach policy options for climate change and energy policy.
October 5, 2010
Stephen Ezell presented on "Technology Transfer: Issues and Processes class at the USDA."
October 4, 2010
An analysis of how prevailing economic philosophies drive approaches to network policy in four key areas: broadband competition, net neutrality, copyright and privacy.
September 22, 2010
A summary of the May 2010 meeting of innovation economists, social justice activists, and thinkers from the environmental movement.
August 25, 2010
A rebuttal to The Economist’s "Picking Winners, Saving Losers" article arguing that there is an appropriate role for governments in crafting innovation policy.
July 1, 2010
Innovation economics offers more useful policy proposals for shrinking the budget deficit than neoclassical economics
April 8, 2010
This ITIF debate will discuss the role government should play in U.S. innovation and economic policy.
September 15, 2009
In this article Rob Atkinson argues that policymakers too often take their cues on economic policy from neoclassical economic doctrine that does not appreciate the importance of innovation.
March 16, 2009
The Federal Reserve has reported that household net worth plunged $11.2 trillion in 2008. In this "Atlantic" article, Rob Atkinson argues that American wealth did not decline.

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