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Personal Details

First Name: Robert
Middle Name: D.
Last Name: Atkinson

RePEc Short-ID: pat49

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Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
Phone: (202) 449-1351
Fax: (202) 638-4922
Postal: 1250 I Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005
Handle: RePEc:edi:itiffus (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Atkinson, Robert D. & Hackler, Darrene, 2010. "Economic Doctrines and Approaches to Climate Change Policy," MPRA Paper 29718, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Robert Atkinson, 1995. "Technology and the future of metropolitan economies," Assessing the Midwest Economy MA-4, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.


  1. Atkinson, Robert D., 2011. "Economic doctrines and network policy," Telecommunications Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 35(5), pages 413-425, June.
  2. Robert D. Atkinson & David B. Audretsch, 2010. "Economic Doctrines and Innovation Policy," Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 5(1), pages 163-206, January.
  3. Robert Atkinson, 2010. "Commentary on Gregory Tassey’s “Rationales and mechanisms for revitalizing US manufacturing R&D strategies”," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, Springer, vol. 35(3), pages 334-338, June.
  4. Robert Atkinson, 2009. "An innovation economics agenda for the Obama administration," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, Springer, vol. 34(4), pages 440-447, August.
  5. Robert Atkinson, 2007. "Expanding the R&E tax credit to drive innovation, competitiveness and prosperity," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, Springer, vol. 32(6), pages 617-628, December.
  6. Robert Atkinson, 1992. "The technology pork barrel, edited by Linda R. Cohen and Roger G. Noll. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 1991, 400 pp. NPA," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 11(4), pages 723-726.
  7. Atkinson, Robert D., 1991. "Innovation policy making in a federalist system: Lessons from the states for U.S. federal innovation policy making," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 20(6), pages 559-577, December.
  8. Robert D. Atkinson, 1991. "Some States Take the Lead: Explaining the Formation of State Technology Policies," Economic Development Quarterly, , vol. 5(1), pages 33-44, February.
  9. Rob Atkinson & Les Garner, 1987. "Regulation as Industrial Policy: A Case Study of the U.S. Auto Industry," Economic Development Quarterly, , vol. 1(4), pages 358-373, November.

NEP Fields

1 paper by this author was announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2011-03-26. Author is listed
  2. NEP-ENV: Environmental Economics (1) 2011-03-26. Author is listed
  3. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2011-03-26. Author is listed
  4. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2011-03-26. Author is listed


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