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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.

(5/25/12) Flawed leadership thinking led to factory and job losses

Delaware Online by Thomas Gibson During the last 35 years, more American factories have been closed and more jobs lost due to competition from countries in Asia than from any other part of the world. The initial losses were to Japan and from there they spread to Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand and China. Our political leaders in Washington approached global trade with idealistic assumptions and strategies and the Asian leaders took advantage of their flawed thinking. As Clyde Prestowitz and Jeff Faux wrote recently in The American Prospect, American leaders entered into global commerce with the belief that free-trade is always a win-win proposition. Click here to read the entire article at Delaware Online

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