Ralph Gomory on manufacturing

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Last week Ralph Gomory gave an interesting talk to the New America Foundation on the need for manufacturing. Gomory is the former head of R&D for IBM and former President of the Sloan Foundation. His major point is that we need a healthy manufacturing sector to have a balances economy. I completely agree. For more information on some of the data about manufacturing and services trade, see my earlier posting on Manufacturing in the Intangible Economy.

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