The Manufacturing Economy: Proximity and Performance

May 6, 2011


Firms in International Trade

Brad Jensen, Georgetown University

Globalization and Wages

Avi Ebenstein, Hebrew University

Productivity and Firm Dynamics

John Haltiwanger, University of Maryland

Keynote Address
Manufacturing in the U.S.: Policies and Challenges

Mark Doms
Chief Economist, Department of Commerce

Location, Competition, and Small Manufacturers

Sue Helper, Case Western Reserve University

Panel Discussion

Dennis Docherty (presentation)
Chairman and CEO, Inservco

David Megenhardt
Executive Director, United Labor Agency

Baiju Shah
CEO, BioEnterprise