Tag Archives: Mark J. Perry

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (1/20/2012)

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum found himself this week having to defend his proposed tax plan to some conservatives — a plan which would include the candidate’s much publicized idea of zero taxes on all U.S. manufacturers — who are labeling Santorum’s notion of tripling the deductions for parents of dependant children “social engineering.” Bloomberg’s Business Week reports that December’s numbers […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (8/26/2011)

Noted author Mark J. Perry reminds us, that in addition to all the innovation and societal change Steve Jobs left in his wake, the man (and the company he built) have had an incredible impact on U.S. manufacturing. In an op-ed piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Kent Hughes, director of the Program on America and […]

From the Shop Floor — The Week in Manufacturing (4/29/2011)

Here’s what I’m hearing and reading this week in our little corner of the economy. Blogger Mark Hendricks offered this wonderful post (and a wealth of compelling evidence) of how the reports of the death of American manufacturing have been greatly exaggerated. Meanwhile, Professor Mark Perry, a personal favorite blogger of mine, takes “The Donald” […]