Productivity

What should the fifth U.S. economic recovery package look like? Rob Atkinson's op-ed in American Compass explains that it must address both the short-term and long-term health of the economy.
Productivity
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September 10, 2013
A debate between Andrew McAfee, principal research scientist at the Center for Digital Business in the MIT Sloan School of Management, and Rob Atkinson, President of ITIF.
September 9, 2013
Neo-Luddites are once again blaming technology for job loss but the evidence shows they are wrong.
August 19, 2013
ITIF explains the difference between competitiveness, innovation and productivity in this policy memo.
June 11, 2013
Technological change is crucial for our economy but hard to measure in a meaningful way.
May 13, 2013
This fact sheet lists 53 documented economic benefits of IT, from jobs and output to competitiveness and innovation.
February 20, 2013
A higher minimum wage would spur economic growth, while also increasing economic fairness.
January 17, 2013
Both history and scholarly analysis have consistently refuted the notion that increased productivity (through automation, self-service or robots) leads to higher unemployment.
December 1, 2012
Ezell, contributed an analysis of the U.S. service innovation economy as part of this study produced by the European Policies to Support Service Innovation program.
September 5, 2012
As the 2012 presidential campaign moves in the final stage, ITIF is presenting general principles and specific recommendations across several policy areas.
September 3, 2012
As the 2012 presidential campaign moves in the final stage, ITIF is presenting general principles and specific recommendation ideas across several policy areas.

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