At some point with the development of a vaccine or an effective treatment, the economy will come back to normal. And when it does, so too will opposition to automation, at a time when we will need productivity more than ever to shrink the now massive debt-to-GDP ratio.
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.
June 15, 2011
The productivity gains that technology and automation generate ultimately create jobs.
March 21, 2011
Rob Atkinson and Tyler Cowen debate the premise of Cowen's new book.
December 6, 2010
Robert D. Atkinson will be presenting/speaking at an event hosted by Boeing "Leading and Nurturing a High Tech Enterprise" in St. Louis, MO.
August 10, 2010
Washington policy makers devote too little attention to boosting productivity
August 4, 2010
Arguments that self-checkouts will promote underage drinking are red herrings meant to distract policy makers from the innovative potential of self-service technology