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    The New Economy
    Geography of the New Economy
    The 2002 State New Economy Index PPI | Policy Report | June 10, 2002 | 
    The 2002 State New Economy Index
    By Robert D. Atkinson with assistance from Rick Coduri
    The structural changes driving the New Economy continue to reshape the 50 state economies. This report uses 21 indicators to benchmark their transformation, and then outlines an innovation-oriented public policy framework aimed at fostering widely shared economic growth.


    The Metro New Economy Index PPI | Policy Report | April 19, 2001 | 
    The Metropolitan New Economy Index
    By Robert D. Atkinson and Paul D. Gottlieb
    How the 50 largest U.S. metropolitan regions are adapting to the New Economy -- and what they can do to promote fast, and widely shared economic growth.


    The State New Economy Index PPI | Policy Report | July 1, 1999 | 
    The State New Economy Index
    By Robert D. Atkinson, Randolph Court and Joe Ward
    While history partly shapes the hand a state is dealt, public policy determines how that hand is played.... This report provides benchmark state rankings and proposes the path forward for state-level policymakers.


    The New Economy Index PPI | Policy Report | November 18, 1998 | 
    The New Economy Index
    By Robert D. Atkinson and Randolph Court
    Many people talk about the emergence of a so-called New Economy. But what's actually new about it? And what does that mean for public policy?


    PPI | Policy Report | March 13, 2002
    The Best States for E-Commerce
    By Robert D. Atkinson and Thomas G. Wilhelm
    How state laws, regulations, and administrative actions are supporting -- or hindering -- choices and opportunities for American Internet users.


    PPI | Presentation | February 19, 2002
    Indianapolis in the New Economy
    By Rob Atkinson
    A keynote address and slide presentation on "Indianapolis in the New Economy," delivered to the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, February 19, 2002, in Indianapolis, Indiana.


    PPI | Presentation | October 5, 2001
    The New Economy in Hartford and Springfield
    By Robert D. Atkinson
    Presentation to the Hartford-Springfield Economic Partnership.


    PPI | Presentation | October 4, 2001
    The New Economy in Tampa Bay
    By Robert D. Atkinson
    Presentation to the Tampa Bay Partnership.


    DLC | Blueprint Magazine | July 12, 2001
    Digital Cities: Mapping the Metropolitan New Economy
    By Tom Mirga
    The Metropolitan New Economy Index is the third in a series by PPI that seeks to benchmark America's transformation from the Industrial Age to the Information Era.


    PPI | Backgrounder | January 19, 2001
    Urban Economic Prospects in The New Knowledge Economy
    By Rob Atkinson
    Urban areas can and should pursue high-tech growth. Succeeding in growing, expanding, or attracting high-tech employment will raise standards of living in the region and expand economic opportunity for residents. But doing so will require difficult political choices.


    PPI | Presentation | March 14, 2000
    The Information Technology (IT) Revolution and the Prospects for Rural Economies
    Slide presentation given by PPI Technology & New Economy Project Director Robert D. Atkinson to the Task Force on Rural Economic Development in North Carolina.


    DLC | The New Democrat | September 1, 1999
    States and the New Economy
    By The Editors
    The State New Economy Index does not simply supply a statistical snapshot of the race toward the New Economy. It also challenges state officials to rethink their economic development strategies to reflect the very different needs of a very different economy.


    The Boston Globe | Editorial | August 5, 1999
    The Leader in the New Economy
    By John Kerry and Robert Atkinson
    Now there is a way to measure the new economy beyond the anecdotes of everyday life. The "State New Economy Index" report, recently released by the Progressive Policy Institute, shows that the "new economy" is more than the latest innovations in information technology and high-flying Internet companies.


    Admin | Memo | October 28, 1990
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