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Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture, August 2020

In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’ host Cliff Waldman continues tracking the path of U.S. manufacturing recovery from the pandemic-induced contraction. He puts the recovery challenge in perspective by reviewing the report on second-quarter U.S. GDP which shows the sharpest U. S. economic contraction of… More

Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture for June 2020

In this episode of “Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture”, host Cliff Waldman reviews the path of the pandemic-induced contraction in the U.S. manufacturing sector before discussing the May reports on U.S. retail sales and industrial production as well as the May “Manufacturing Report on Business” from the Institute… More

Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture: Drivers of Recovery?

In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman reviews the April data on US retail sales as well as the April manufacturing report from the Institute for Supply Management and the April industrial production report from the Federal Reserve. Against the backdrop of these… More

National Economists Club Webinar: US Manufacturing: Crisis and Beyond

In this NEC webinar, Cliff Waldman of New World Economics, Kristin Dziczek of the Center for Automotive Research and Don Leavens of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association discusses the impacts of the global coronavirus pandemic on US manufacturing. Panelists discuss the hit to total manufacturing growth and the growth of… More

Manufacturing Matters: The Lean Manufacturing Paradigm

In this episode, Ray Keefe, President of Lean Enterprise Strategies, LLC and former Vice President of Manufacturing for Emerson discusses the Lean manufacturing paradigm. After defining Lean and providing an overview of its progress in US manufacturing, Ray discusses Lean metrics and Lean benefits. He then explains the impact of… More

Cliff Notes – The Impact Of The Coronavirus Outbreak On US Manufacturing

In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman discusses the potential impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on US manufacturing growth. Cliff describes the outlines of a flow chart that he designed for clarifying the impact of the virus outbreak on key economic parameters. More

NEW SHOW – Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture

In the first episode of this new show, ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman discusses the latest (December 2019) Federal Reserve report on U.S. manufacturing production growth and reviews factory sector activity for all of 2019. He then analyzes the global economic context for these manufacturing… More