Globalization and the American Worker

Globalization and the American Worker

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Globalization and the American worker is a path-breaking work on economic policy in a global age. It debunks the myths that clutter the political debate over globalization, focusing instead on the hard challenges America faces in building a stronger economic future. The book highlights the need to embrace the challenge of competing in the global economy, while making the investments in America s workers that they need to compete in world markets. It underscores the importance of adaptability in a time of accelerating economic change and explains how economic policy can encourage or hinder the ability of workers and firms to adjust to the changes that globalization has wrought. The book provides concrete recommendations for trade and tax policy, education, health care, labor, technology and range of other areas that would help build a new social contract between America and its greatest asset, its workers.qToday, Plantation is the headquarters for Motorolaa#39;s iDEN Subscriber Group, which develops, manufactures, and distributes handsets that combine the capabilities of a mobile phone, long-range walkie-talkie, two-way pager, and Internet microbrowser. ... the nature of work a€” whether it involves research and development or manual labora€” has been fundamentally reshaped by the trends described inanbsp;...

Title:Globalization and the American Worker
Author:Grant Douglas Aldonas
Publisher:CSIS - 2009


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