Manufacturing Prospects and Midwest Public Policy

The Midwest Manufacturing Project examined the region's manufacturing activity through a series of studies and conferences bringing together world class researchers, policymakers and manufacturing practioners. This was the last conference in the series.


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04/27/04
7:45 AM
Continental Breakfast
8:15 AM
Welcome
Michael H Moskow, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
8:30 AM
Project Overview
William Testa, Federal Reserve Bank of chicago
8:30 AM
Manufacturing Measurement and Labor Market
Moderator and Discussant
Daniel G Sullivan, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Erica Groshen, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Mark Schweitzer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Low Manufacturing Employment Growth: Trend or Cycle
Ellen Rissman, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
10:15 AM
Break
10:30 AM
International Dimensions of Manufacturing
Moderator
Cletus Coughlin, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Moderator
Thomas Klier, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Jeffrey Campbell, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Nagi Palle, AT Kearney
Josh Bivens, Economic Policy Institute
Michael Knetter, University of Wisconsin
12:30 PM
Luncheon
Speaker
Bruce Braker, Tooling and Manufacturer Association
2:00 PM
Midwest Policy Roundtable
Moderator
Rick Mattoon, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Panelist
Tim Bartik, W.E. Ujohn Institute
  • Can State and Regional Policy Help Manufacturing? Lessons from Pennsylvania and Ohio
Edward Hill, Cleveland State University
Andrew Reamer, Andrew Reamer and Associates
Dan Swinney, Center for Labor and Community Research
4:00 PM
Adjourn

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