Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

July 29, 2020
From investigations launched by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), to senators calling for their dismantling, Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google long have been
July 27, 2020
For every percentage point increase in the rate of technological change within a county, that county's workers are 0.24% more likely to say that they use their strengths at work.
July 20, 2020
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.
July 20, 2020
Lawmakers should structure a new recovery package to address the short-term economic contraction while also effectively laying the groundwork for more robust long-term recovery, growth, and competitiveness.
July 17, 2020
As China emerges as a global economic and technological leader, what threats do its products pose to U.S. national security?
July 17, 2020
The time is ripe for a serious reconsideration of the U.S. energy innovation system and the role of the federal government in it. An upcoming workshop series, sponsored by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Board on Energy and Environmental Systems and open to the public, offers a valuable chance to think through many of the key questions.
July 16, 2020
A new, non-profit foundation that works closely with DOE could help fill the gap and help create partnerships to power new clean energy technologies through the "valley of death."
July 13, 2020
The European Union’s future prosperity is heavily reliant on it maintaining its status as a leader in the automotive industry.
July 13, 2020
A major study from 2016 that found that Chinese imports increased European patent growth up to 30 percent between 1996-2005 had major coding flaws. The correct data show negative & insignificant changes due to Chinese competition.
July 11, 2020
To shift the U.S. economic policy towards enterprise, policy makers on both sides of the aisle must focus on productivity and competitiveness.