Manufacturing

On ‘Making Things’

Promoting manufacturing isn’t as simple (or desirable) as it might sound.

Some of My Big 2024 Questions

Will we avoid a recession? Will China’s recovery continue to fizzle? Is this the year for AI? And more.

Everything You Think You Know About ‘Offshoring’ Is (Probably) Wrong

It can boost American capacity, jobs, and—most importantly—innovation.

Enough Already With the Toddler Economics

A good outcome doesn’t mean good economics, regardless of what you call it.

The Old Deal

Zombie New Dealers to the left of me and the right.

When ‘Success’ Breeds (Even Bigger) Failure

Lessons from South Korea and Germany on the unseen perils of mercantilist industrial policy.