June 30, 2011

The Secret Role of Energy in Bringing Jobs Back

Vishesh Kumar, Fortune

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FORTUNE -- Rapidly rising wages in booming countries like China are setting the stage for a revival in American manufacturing. As labor costs outpace productivity abroad, companies find the U.S. to be increasingly competitive.

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