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NewsFlash: February 21, 2007

Slow growth in manufacturing is culprit in job loss

Today’s Snapshot, by economist Robert Scott, debunks the widespread perception that rapid productivity growth is the culprit behind declining job growth in the manufacturing sector.  Scott illustrates how slow growth in manufacturing output is largely responsible for the 3.1 million manufacturing jobs lost in this decade.

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