Joel Kotkin

Chapman University

Guest

Economist and political analyst; Urban Studies fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University and member of the Editorial Board of the Orange County Register, where he writes a weekly column; executive editor of NewGeography.com, a site about where we live and work, and contributor to Forbes; author of The City: A Global History, The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050, and The New Class Conflict former Irvine Fellow at the New America Foundation, a nonpartisan public-policy think-tank, and adjunct fellow with the Legatum Institute, based in London

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After years of decline, all the talk about a "service economy" and predictions that it might never return, manufacturing is making a comeback in the United States.

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