Robert D. Atkinson
Former Brookings Expert
President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Tax Policy and U.S. Manufacturing in a Global Economy
As a relatively high-cost nation, the only way the United States can regain manufacturing competitiveness is through innovation and productivity, both of which are driven by engineering capabilities that are cultivated, in part, by the nation’s institutions of higher education.
America’s Innovation Challenge: Innovation Policy and Regional Industry Clusters