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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.

(3/18/11) Prestowitz on Eric Schmidt as Secretary of Commerce

Eric Schmidt Closing in on Top Commerce Job?

Hayley Tsukayama

Washington Post

Even before he's out at Google, Eric Schmidt is reportedly on the short list to be President Barack Obama's next Commerce Secretary. Buzz has been building for the past week that the soon-to-be former CEO of Google is being seriously considered for Commerce Secretary nomination once he leaves the company in April. Schmidt announced he was splitting with the company in January after a decade. Google co-founder Larry Page will step in as CEO this spring.

Schmidt recently secured a nod from former Reagan Administration Commerce Department counsel Clyde Prestowitz. Prestowitz, whose endorsement could signal bipartisan support, said in a Foreign Policy piece that he would "wholeheartedly urge President Obama to move ahead with this appointment."

Click here to read the article at the Washington Post.

Click here to read the original post at Foreign Policy Magazine, and to read Clyde Prestowitz's weekly blog.

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