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Will manufacturing jobs lead the recovery?

February 25, 2011

Today’s manufacturing is more advanced and high-tech than old-fashioned production lines. But is America ready to support more training and innovation to align its available workforce with the manufacturing needs of our future?

* Elliott Morss: Economic consultant
* Jessica DuLong: Author of My River Chronicles: Rediscovering the Work that Built America
* Olivier de Weck: Assoc. professor of aeronautics, astronautics, engineering systems at MIT
* Roman Kapuscinski: Assoc. professor of operations & management science at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business