The use of robotics will increase productivity and has the potential to bring more manufacturing production work back to developed countries. As productivity increases, labor is likely to receive a significant share of the benefits.
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October 8, 2015
Despite 60 straight months of U.S. job growth, recent job reports have been lackluster, particularly for manufacturing, writes Adams Nager in IndustryWeek.
October 2, 2015
On this National Manufacturing Day, policymakers can and should be doing much more to stimulate the growth and competitiveness of America's manufacturing economy, write Stephen Ezell and Adams Nager in The Hill.
August 28, 2015
ICT investment is shown to help keep manufacturing jobs from being offshored, writes Adams Nager in Innovation Files.
August 24, 2015
A recent Congressional Research Service report mistakenly suggests that U.S. manufacturing is healthy while dismissing the need for supportive manufacturing policies.
August 10, 2015
A menu of actionable ideas for policymakers to foster technological innovation, growth, and progress.
July 31, 2015
ITIF wrote a letter in support of the Scale-Up Manufacturing Investment Company Act. One of the biggest challenges in the U.S. innovation system is scaling and commercializing innovations, and this bill is a significant step forward in working to address this.
May 27, 2015
Policymakers are making the wrong decisions regarding manufacturing because they have bad numbers.
March 31, 2015
The small businesses amendments to the Ex-Im Banks' Reauthorization hurt small businesses.
March 30, 2015
Optimists say there is a renaissance underway in American manufacturing, but they are torturing the data and drawing dangerous conclusions.
February 19, 2015
The federal government can greatly enhance American manufacturing innovation and competitiveness.