ITIF has filed comments with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, regarding its draft policy changes towards transborder data flows.
Publications: Robert D. Atkinson
June 21, 2019
As Rob Atkinson and Pradeep Mehta write for the Economic Times, India and the United States are naturally placed to develop a shared global vision for digital economy.
June 10, 2019
As Rob Atkinson and Pradeep Mehta write for Global Trade Magazine, a high-level digital alliance between India and the United States would present an optimal alternative to the Chinese and EU approaches.
May 27, 2019
The foundation of the global digital economy is showing cracks. Countries that support an open, rules-based global trading system need to agree on a common framework.
May 26, 2019
In a column for Latin Trade Magazine, Rob Atkinson writes that the China-U.S. trade war can be an opportunity for Latin America.
May 23, 2019
If the administration insists that Chinese enterprises play by WTO rules but they don’t, then it is justified in responding accordingly. But that response must be measured and proportionate. If not adequately balanced, limiting U.S. technology exports to Chinese firms is just cutting off our nose to spit our face.
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 7, 2019
Rob Atkinson participated in an expert panel discussion on emerging transportation technologies and the future of freight at the RailxTech conference.
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 22, 2019
A national “road user charge” system would ensure that everyone who drives on America’s roads contributes their fair share of the infrastructure costs.