Technological growth has been principally responsible for the development of new industries, products and processes that have created better paying jobs, cheaper goods and a higher standard of living for society.
Among the big energy stories of 2013, “peak oil” -- the once-popular notion that worldwide oil production would soon reach a maximum level and begin an irreversible decline -- was thoroughly discredited.
“Advanced Manufacturing technology is changing the face of manufacturing. However, will it change the branding problem in manufacturing?”
Scott A Gibbs's insight:
Is a resurgence in manufacturing happening in the U.S.? The data seems to support this opinion; however, advance manufacturing will not translate into a resurgence in manufacturing jobs. It's about productivity and a globally distributed supply network. One thing is for sure; if RI is to participate in this resurgence, it will require a coordinated partnership between industry, government, education, and workers.
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We need a no-growth development model as an alternative to an austerity model which will do nothing except bring ordinary people hardship and misery – offering them no hope and no way of coping with their problems.