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101911Where_jobs - Where are the jobs? Junko Yoshida, EE...

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Where are the jobs? Link rec’v’d from [email protected] Junko Yoshida, EE Times -- EDN, October 18, 2011 NEW YORK—Where are the jobs? That's the question of the year. It's easy to blame the President, the Congress and Wall Street. In some way or another, they're all complicit. My addition to the rogues gallery would be those big high-tech companies in the United States who are sitting on hoards of cash but neither hiring nor investing. Meanwhile, I came across in the New York Times an op-ed piece by Susan Hockfield, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her essay started eloquently: "The United States became the world's largest economy because we invented products and then made them with new processes. With design and fabrication side by side, insights from the factory floor flowed back to the drawing board. Today, our most important task is to restart this virtuous cycle of invention and manufacturing." The president of MIT is saying that "manufacturing" has powers to fuel a US recovery. On one hand, I want to believe that she is right. On the other hand, I wish things were so clear
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course IE 334 taught by Professor Gard during the Spring '11 term at Lehigh University .

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