Can Manufacturing Regain a ‘Renaissance Lost’?

March 30, 2015

Optimists say there is a renaissance underway in American manufacturing, but they are torturing the data and drawing the dangerous conclusion that merely staying the course will result in sustainable growth, writes ITIF’s Adams Nager in The Palm Beach Post. In truth, the jobs being added today reflect little more than a cyclical upswing—and we are still in desperate need of a serious competitiveness strategy.