Manufacturing

In these comments, ITIF offers high-level and granular recommendations on how to formulate a strategic plan for advanced manufacturing, including emerging areas of science and technology to focus on, R&D priorities, public-private and regional partnerships, tech transfer, workforce skills, the manufacturing supply chain and industrial base, and useful models to expand.
Manufacturing
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December 9, 2021
Please join ITIF for a discussion assessing China’s first 20 years in the WTO and exploring what policy measures like-minded nations can pursue in response to this pattern of deceit and dysfunction between China and the global trading system.
November 15, 2021
In these comments, ITIF offers high-level and granular recommendations on how to formulate a strategic plan for advanced manufacturing, including emerging areas of science and technology to focus on, R&D priorities, public-private and regional partnerships, tech transfer, workforce skills, the manufacturing supply chain and industrial base, and useful models to expand.
October 4, 2021
It’s time for Washington to take U.S. manufacturing decline, especially in advanced sectors, more seriously.
August 9, 2021
Rob sat down with Dave Vasko, director of advanced technology at Rockwell Automation, to discuss the latest trends in industrial automation—including innovations powered by artificial intelligence and virtual reality—and to consider how policymakers can spur manufacturing productivity and ensure the United States is globally competitive.
July 12, 2021
The U.S. economy has been in a productivity depression for more than a decade, suffering from a historically unprecedented slowdown in labor productivity growth.
June 16, 2021
ITIF hosted an in-depth discussion with members of the Biden Administration about the report, implications for policy, and potential next steps.
April 12, 2021
As America seeks to counter a rising China, no nation is more important than India, with its vast size, abundance of highly skilled technical professionals, and strong political and cultural ties with the United States. But the parallels between America’s dependency on China for manufacturing and its dependency on India for IT services are striking.
April 6, 2021
Accurate statistics are critical for understanding the economy and making policy, as well as structural economic changes and economic performance. 
November 20, 2020
ITIF Senior Policy Analyst Colin Cunliff spoke on a an expert panel discussing underappreciated opportunities for bringing clean manufacturing innovation to greater prominence with the goal of shaping the climate and manufacturing policy agenda.
November 17, 2020
ITIF hosted a two-part forum on innovative state-level manufacturing policies.

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