Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

April 4, 2019
Robots are key tools for boosting productivity and living standards, and companies around the world are putting them to use.
April 3, 2019
The EU needs a new approach to competition policy grounded not in the 20th century continental industrial economy but in the 21st century global innovation economy, Eline Chivot writes for CompLaw Blog.
April 1, 2019
As Rob Atkinson writes for Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Margarethe Vestager’s decision to veto a merger between rail companies Alstom and Siemens shows how preventing EU firms from merging will result in weakened and shrunken European competitors.
April 1, 2019
In a column for GovTech, Daniel Castro writes that proposed public-sector bans of facial recognition are often based on inaccurate misconceptions, and following through on them would harm law enforcement, school safety and technological progress.
April 1, 2019
Artificial intelligence won't destroy more jobs than it creates over the next decade, Rob Atkinson argues in a Wall Street Journal debate with Oxford University's Carl Benedikt Frey.
March 27, 2019
As David Hart writes for Morning Consult, Congress and its leaders should leave the Green New Deal grandstanding to the 2020 presidential candidates and instead advance the most ambitious measures that can win bipartisan support.
March 21, 2019
As Rob Atkinson writes for The Hill, a new report from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) provides a comprehensive analysis of China’s innovation mercantilist strategy and should serve as a broader rallying cry.
March 19, 2019
As Rob Atkinson writes in a book review for the New York Journal of Books, "The Knowledge Economy" has a worthwhile goal but suffers from fundamental flaws.
March 19, 2019
As Dorothy Robyn and Jeffrey Marqusee write for RealClearEnergy, many key technologies for the civilian energy sector could be advanced if the Department of Defense and Department of Energy collaborated more effectively.
March 14, 2019
Shouldn’t there be a law to make internet companies pay us for all the data they collect? It’s one of those appealing-at-first ideas that is gaining traction — echoed most recently by Gov. Gavin Newsom, who called for a “data dividend” in his first State of the State address. But as Daniel Castro and Alan McQuinn write for the Sacramento Bee, the answer is no.