Archive for July 1992

California again takes place in sun

San Francisco — California’s economy is not only recovering, it is reinventing itself. That’s a major punchline of a new study by the Center for the New West. According to the 32-page report, authored by Center senior fellow Joel Kotkin and Steve Levy of the Center for the Continuing Study of the California Economy, the…

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Like Lazarus, U.S. rebounds

A few weeks back I participated in a conversation where a big name business leader held forth about how the Japanese had “taken over” the U.S. auto industry. Heads nodded in somber agreement as the high status “expert” intoned a parade of horribles about the ills of Detroit and the shortcomings of top management, many…

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