Tag: manufacturing decline

Factory jobs

Both President Obama in his State of the Union address and Governor Snyder in his State of the State speech identified manufacturing as a key

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Factory Work: Summing Up

Most of my posts the past several weeks have been about manufacturing. More specifically what has traditionally been blue collar work done in factories. The

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Bissell, Part II

Nancy Crawley quotes Upjohn Institute economist George Erickcek in her column on Bissell. George, who is one of the best thinkers I know on economic

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Good Nancy Crawley column in the Grand Rapids Press on the fortunes on Bissell – the vacuum cleaner company in West Michigan. Crawley argues that

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