David Deming
HARVARD KENNEDY SCHOOL HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION. Professor of Public Policy, Education and Economics. Research focuses broadly on the economics of skill development, education and the labor market.

Will Manufacturing Jobs Come Back?

January 20, 2017

The Issue:

President Trump has made bringing back manufacturing jobs a central part of his campaign. He is focused on convincing companies to stay in the U.S. through a mix of carrots (tax breaks) and sticks (threatening import tariffs on companies that ship jobs overseas).
The claim that the President can bring
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