Are Manufacturers Shifting Toward Digital Jobs?

In this article published by Indiana University’s Manufacturing Policy Initiative, Michael Mandel — chief economic strategist for the Progressive Policy Institute, a Democratic think tank — writes that the analysis of recent U.S. job postings “suggests that domestic manufacturers are not shifting toward digital jobs in response to the pandemic.”

“Digital manufacturing is one plausible route towards reviving U.S. manufacturing productivity growth,” Mandel writes. “But it may be progressing slower than expected.” 7/28/2020