Commentary on Gregory Tassey’s ‘Rationales and Mechanisms for Revitalizing US Manufacturing R&D Strategies’

Posted: 9 Dec 2010  

Robert D. Atkinson

Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Date Written: June 1, 2010

Abstract

This article is a response to an article on revitalizing U.S. manufacturing by Greg Tassey, senior economist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. It praises Tassey for his insights, describes various inaccuracies in measures of manufacturing output, and details how resistance by policy makers to support America’s technology sector could have negative repercussions for future U.S. competitiveness.

Keywords: manufacturing, R&D, economics

Suggested Citation

Atkinson, Robert D., Commentary on Gregory Tassey’s ‘Rationales and Mechanisms for Revitalizing US Manufacturing R&D Strategies’ (June 1, 2010). Journal of Technology Transfer, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1722875

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