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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July 20, 2012
Americans face a choice as a country: we can either keep focusing on maximizing present consumption, especially by older people, or we can focus on maximizing production so we can afford the critical investments in innovation.
June 19, 2012
Recent reports on the Federal Reserve's Family finance bulletin miss the point.
May 25, 2012
Many in Washington fail to recognize that while technology, automation, and innovation do indeed destroy some jobs in the short term, they generate far more jobs, especially over the medium to long term.
January 25, 2012
It's time for many to stop circulating the myth technology will destroy jobs. Technology actually has the opposite effect on productivity and job growth.
January 19, 2012
IT can help the U.S. construction industry implement better design and revolutionize the process to stay globally competitive.
January 18, 2012
With its vast holdings, the government has learned a thing or two about procurement and coordinating construction management and it plays a critical role in setting standards and undertaking industry-related R&D.
December 9, 2011
Technology and machines are the solution, not the cause of our stubbornly-high unemployment rate.
November 11, 2011
Innovation economics will lead nations to developing a cohesive and effective innovation-productivity strategy.
October 26, 2011
Rob Atkinson to present on advanced manufacturing and wealth creation as part of jobs conference.
August 17, 2011
California's proposed ban on self-service checkouts will impede innovation not underage drinking.

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