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Innovation in Manufacturing: Driving Growth and Competitiveness

November 15, 2011
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In the last decade, manufacturing job growth in the United States has been slower than in any other developed nation. Rob Atkinson calls for a national industrial policy that fosters innovation through tax incentives, workforce development and technology investments. Further, many economists maintain a market-driven approach to policy that has dominated decision-making in Washington. More government and private industry partnerships are needed to re-establish the United States as a global manufacturing leader.