Executive View by Marshall Loeb: Pied Piper for Industry

Executive View

Jobs. Increasingly through the Western world echoes the poignant cry: we need more jobs.

Jobs for all the baby-boom kids leaving the schools, for the women deserting the kitchens, for the unemployed clogging the dole rolls. And more and more, people realize that jobs, if they are to be permanent and fulfilling, must not be government make-work but the product of private investment.

It is an instructive irony that the country that was for so long at the bottom of the heap in job creation is now so close to the top. The country...

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