Obama adviser says more training needed to advance U.S. manufacturing

By MarketWatch

Jul 08, 2016

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A top economic adviser to President Barack Obama said Thursday that American manufactured goods compete well in the global market, but acknowledged the U.S. lags behind other countries in training workers for skills needed in today’s economy.

“I get frustrated when I hear other academics say, ‘We don’t make things in the U.S. anymore, we’re a service economy.’ That’s just not true,” said Jay Shambaugh, a member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, at a Brookings Institution event on manufacturing.

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