National Industrial Policy

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National Industrial Policy

  • 1992 ----- color ----- 58 min ----- vhs
  • (Made in America? series) Looks at the enormous costs, the huge risks, and the potentially colossal pay-offs in the commercial aircraft industry. How does a company break into a field requiring billions of start-up dollars? What kinds of skills do workers need? How did Airbus save the dying European aircraft industry and by-pass America's now troubled McDonnell Douglas? Boeing is still number one, but major components of its jets are now made in Japan. What does this portend about the U.S. position in the high-stakes global economy? (Narrated by Robert B. Reich)
  • Topics: (Business Administration, Economics, Industry, International Business, Pacific Northwest)