Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

May 20, 2019
In an article for American Affairs, Rob Atkinson and Michael Lind explain why national de­velopmentalism should guide American economic policy at home and abroad.
May 8, 2019
The legal uncertainty created by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is becoming so common, it’s starting to go unnoticed.
May 2, 2019
In an article for National Review, Rob Atkinson writes that, at its heart, Chinese state capitalism is a system in which the purpose of firms — private and public — is to fulfill the goals of the Communist Party.
April 23, 2019
As David Hart writes for InsideSources, a cold war on global warming would fight climate change in ways that the Green New Deal and New Manhattan Project cannot.
April 8, 2019
In a book review for the New York Journal of Books, Rob Atkinson writes that "Jump-Starting America" is an important and interesting book about the future of the United States.
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.

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