U.S. manufacturing creates quality jobs, fuels exports and drives innovation. President Obama has proposed tax reforms to encourage the manufacturing sector while some members of Congress disagree with the specifics. Brookings experts examine manufacturing and how it can contribute to economic growth.
Blue Collar Dreams: Will the Decline of Manufacturing Jobs Damage Social Mobility?
July 21, 2014, John Hudak
John Hudak looks at the perspectives of Detroit's residents to learn how the perception that manufacturing is in steep decline in America affects their views of intergenerational mobility.
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