Explore the papers, results, and details of this past conference which was convened by the SPEA Initiative on U.S. Manufacturing and Public Policy on October 29, 2015, in downtown Indianapolis.
U.S. Manufacturing and Public Policy: Road Map for the Future
Featured Panels Were:
- Education and Manufacturing: Is There a Skills Gap and How Do we Fill It?
- International Trade and Manufacturing; Can We Build Consensus?
- Entrepreneurial Model to Create and Revive Manufacturing
- Energy Policy and Manufacturing Revival
- Challenges to Manufacturing in the U.S.: Tax and Regulatory Reform
- David Audretsch, Distinguished Professor and Director, Institute for Development Strategies, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs
- John R. Bear, President and CEO, MISO
- Mark S. Brown, Partner and Chair of the FDA & Life Sciences Group, King & Spalding
- Donald Bruce, Professor, University of Tennessee
- Sanya Carley , Associate Professor, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs
- Ananth Iyer, Professor and Director of Krannert School of Management’s Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises at Purdue University
- Dan Dimicco, Former CEO, Nucor Corporation
- Tom Duesterberg, Former Executive Director, The Manufacturing and Society in the 21st Century Program, The Aspen Institute
- Steve Dwyer, President and CEO, Conexus Indiana
- Arthur G. Fraas, Visiting Fellow, Resources for the Future and the Regulatory Studies Center at George Washington University
- John Graham , Dean, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs
- John Hansen, International Economist, Formerly of World Bank
- Jerry Jasinowski, Former President and CEO, National Association of Manufacturers
- Gil Kaplan, Partner, King & Spalding; Founder of the Conference on the Renaissance of American Manufacturing
- Robert Lerman, Professor, American University and Fellow, Urban Institute
These papers came from—or are related to—the conference convened by SPEA but the positions and research are those of the authors.
- "How Can We Develop Enough Skills for a Robust Manufacturing Industry?" (Robert I. Lerman)
- "International Trade and Manufacturing Policies for the 21st Century Yes, We Can Build Consensus" (John R. Hansen)
- "Regulatory Reforms to Nurture the Resurgence of the US Manufacturing Sector" (Art Fraas and John D. Graham)
- "Success Paths to Sustainable Manufacturing" (Sanya Carley, Jerry Jasinowski, Greg Glassley, Patrick Strahan, Shahzeen Attari, and Scott Shackelford)
- "Taxing Manufacturers: Issues, Opportunities, and Barriers" (Donald Bruce, Tami Gurley-Calvez, Matthew Murray)