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Manufacturing is still critical to the economy United States. Clyde Prestowitz, says it's time to start realizing the positive spillovers that manufacturing creates... Read more  

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Stephen Olson at Chinese Development Institute Conference


 Clyde Prestowitz giving presentation to CDI...


Steve Olson teaching trade negotiations at the Mekong Institute...


Stephen Olson to speak at upcoming workshop organized by the International Institute for Trade and Development on 

"Economics of GMS Agricultural trade in goods and services towards the world market"

Chiangmai, Thailand Sep 8-12.

(11/23/08) Prestowitz Interviewed on SNEWS

Recession proof? Maybe not.

Click Here to Listen to the Story at SNEWS.com.

The United States remains in the midst of a major economic crisis with no end in sight -- that is, if we are to believe the financial pundits. Many say the country is already in a recession.

Past history has shown that outdoor retailers tend to benefit during economic slow-downs. Consumers turn to low-cost alternatives, like outdoor recreation and products, over the purchase of big-ticket luxury items. There's some speculation, though, that things might be different this time. Perhaps the outdoor industry isn't as "recession proof" as we once thought.

SNEWS? Live got on the phone to connect with outdoor retailers from coast-to-coast, as well as a prominent economist, to get a read on how things are going out there. Here's what we heard.

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