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Deep Competitiveness


By Robert D. Atkinson
January 08, 2007

In the Winter issue of Issues in Science and Technology , Rob Atkinson argues that current proposals to stimulate U.S. competitiveness are necessary but not sufficient to meet the challenges posed by a rapidly evolving global economy and the aggressive policies of other nations. He makes a number of specific policy proposals, organized into four areas: 1) work to create a global trade regime based on markets, not mercantilism; 2) overhaul the corporate tax code to spur innovation; 3) create new research partnerships; and 4) make digital transformation of the economy within 10 years a national goal.

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Will We Build It and If We Do Will They Come: Is the U.S. Policy Response to the Competitiveness Challenge Adequate to the Task?
April 21, 2006
Robert Atkinson’s remarks at the 2006 American Association for the Advancement of Science Policy Conference in Washington, DC.