Upskilling and Downsizing in American Manufacturing
Peltier Campbell, Kathryn
While it continues to be a top source of good jobs in many states, manufacturing is not expected to be a major job generator in the future, as our projections indicate. The industry’s shrinking presence across the country means that it employs fewer workers, provides fewer good jobs, and creates smaller ripples in the surrounding economy than it did in its glory days.
Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
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The Way We Were: The Changing Geography of US Manufacturing from 1940 to 2016 Carnevale, Anthony; Cheah, Ban; Ridley, Neil; Strohl, Jeff; Peltier Campbell, Kathryn (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2019)The evolution of manufacturing across the American landscape has involved three connected trends in manufacturing: a decline in share of economic output as the role of services in the economy grew; a decline in share of ...