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Manufacturing is still critical to the economy United States. Clyde Prestowitz, says it's time to start realizing the positive spillovers that manufacturing creates... Read more  

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Stephen Olson at Chinese Development Institute Conference


 Clyde Prestowitz giving presentation to CDI...


Steve Olson teaching trade negotiations at the Mekong Institute...


Stephen Olson to speak at upcoming workshop organized by the International Institute for Trade and Development on 

"Economics of GMS Agricultural trade in goods and services towards the world market"

Chiangmai, Thailand Sep 8-12.

(7/23/12) Prestowitz on South Korea's Prospects in the WSJ

Prestowitz on South Korea's Prospects

By Evan Ramstad July 23, 2012 Korea Realtime - The Wall Street Journal Clyde Prestowitz, a labor economist who came to prominence as one of America?s top trade negotiators during the Reagan Administration, for decades has worried about the decline of U.S. economic competitiveness. In the 1980s, he worried about Japan?s takeover of industries, such as electronics and steel, which the U.S. had long dominated. He has long been critical of Washington?s embrace of free trade and its aversion to the industrial policy that countries like South Korea practice. Last month, Mr. Prestowitz got attention in South Korea when he published a column on the Web site of Foreign Policy called ?Korea as Number One.? ?The South Koreans have long been confident that anything the Japanese can do, they can do better,? he wrote. ?But now they?re proving it.? Click here to read the entire article at the Wall Street Journal

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