Across the country, communities are clamoring to land the next Manufacturing Innovation Institute, new “hubs” supported by the Obama Administration that are spurring the types of advanced technologies that will help grow the U.S. economy.
With this week's kick-off of National Engineers Week [www.eweek.org] Lockheed Martin has announced several major initiatives to strengthen U.S. student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.
Is digital technology destroying middle-class jobs? Does it exacerbate income inequality? Does it boost economic growth and productivity — without creating the jobs that ought to come with economic growth?