The Next American Economy by William J. Holstein
Blueprint for a Real Recovery

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At a time when debate is raging about how to create jobs and revive the American economy, veteran business writer William J. Holstein argues that the best way for us to recover our economic footing is to do what Americans do best-innovate and create new industries. Contrary to the perception that the American economy has run out of inspiration and new ideas, Holstein uses compelling case studies to celebrate the innovation and business success being experienced in many industries, from technology and energy to retraining and exporting, across the country, from Boston to Orlando, Pittsburgh to San Diego.In the face of economic powerhouses such as Japan and China that are pursuing conscious national strategies, Holstein argues that Americans must find new avenues of cooperation among universities, business, and government to create the kind of sustainable growth we need. Replete with fresh insights into how Americans can create a real economic recovery, The Next American Economy is essential reading for business leaders, politicians, strategists, and anyone who cares about our future.
 

About William J. Holstein

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William J. Holstein has written for Business Week, the New York Times, and Fortune, among other publications, and is the author of Why GM Matters, Manage the Media, and The Japanese Power Game.
 
Published April 11, 2011 by Walker Books. 256 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Prescriptions for saving our skins from the Chinese economic juggernaut—a replay of the 1980s Japan-as-number-one scare, writes economic journalist Holstein (Why GM Matters, 2009, etc.).

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In closing, it is safe to say that even with many companies facing severe budget cuts, education must be a top priority to close the gap between skills Americans now possess and the skills American workers need for the future.

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