The EU and the U.S. need to address the real technology competitiveness challenge, which is China.
As long as the Wall Street triumphalists’ unreflected “why worry?” thinking remains the norm, the urgently needed pursuit of a U.S. economic reform agenda will go nowhere.
Only when the unsubsidized cost of clean energy is cheaper than fossil fuels will nations switch en masse.
Optimistic statistics on American manufacturing distract from the less optimistic truth.
Less “rise of the machines” — and more “rise of the incomes.”
Nations compete — but no one ever accurately measures national competitiveness.
Why would a European CEO be “shunned” if he moved much of his production to China?
What actions should the United States take to change China’s current trade policies?
Why is government support a necessary ingredient to building a vibrant system of innovation?
Will a weak dollar help reverse the flow of U.S. manufacturing jobs overseas?