Manufacturing Matters: The Myth of the Post-Industrial Economy

Manufacturing Matters: The Myth of the Post-Industrial Economy

by Stephen S. Cohen, John Zysman

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Manufacturingthe production of goodshas important impacts in all areas of our increasingly interdependent economy. The authors seek to show that modern economies will not de-industrialize but move from one form of manufacturing to another. They discuss in detail the impacts of our recent manufacturing declines on trade, technology, and economic transition. They make a convincing case for the necessity of manufacturing and believe we should not sacrifice our manufacturing for a service economy. Recommended for most libraries as a strong statement on an important issue. Richard C. Schiming, Economics Dept., Mankato State Univ., Minn.

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