Episode 431: Cliff Notes On The Global Manufacturing Picture -The Deepening, Pandemic-driven Downturn In US Manufacturing

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In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman continues his discussion of the deepening, pandemic-driven downturn in the US manufacturing sector. He explores the data from the latest survey report from the Institute for Supply Management as well as the latest industrial production report from the Federal Reserve. He reveals his forecast for U.S. manufacturing growth for 2020 and 2021 and outlines the key issues for U.S. manufacturing recovery.

Cliff Waldman
Cliff Waldman

Today’s Guest

Cliff Waldman is the CEO of New World Economics, a research and consulting firm in Arlington, VA. that specializes in contract research in the areas of manufacturing, small business, and frontier markets. Prior to founding New World Economics, Cliff was Chief Economist at the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI), a trade and research firm for U.S. manufacturers. While at MAPI, he won three national research awards for his published work on manufacturing productivity, innovation, and demographics. Cliff’s career has also included work for a state government economic research and forecasting unit and for a small business research team in Washington, D.C. He received his M.A. in economics from Rutgers University.

Cliff is an active leader in the economics community, currently serving as President of the National Economists Club.