Academic Research

Refreshing the Workforce - By Dr. Jill O’Sullivan and Dennis Goldensohn

"History shows that countries that embrace manufacturing tend to lead the world economy, and that has certainly been the case for the United States, where manufacturing has been a main economic keystone. But in recent years lower costs and cheaper labor have lured manufacturers to move their operations beyond the U.S. borders. For the U.S. to grow its manufacturing base and remain competitive in the global economy, it’s paramount that we bring manufacturing back to our shores. And we are. The question is: who will work on our shop floors of the future?"