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Kenneth N. Davis
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Former US Assistant Secretary of Commerce and former IBM VP CFO, now President, Economic Strategy Associates, Inc., Stamford, CT.

Blog Entries by Kenneth N. Davis

An Open Letter to Rahm Emanuel On Jobs For America!

Posted March 2, 2010 | 14:12:30 (EST)

If the Democrats want to win in the upcoming November elections, they need to do much more about restoring our manufacturing base and the good long term jobs the sector has always provided. That requires political leadership by President Obama and bold legislation managed by you through Congress. It's time...

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Jobs Creation -- Why Isn't Washington Acting!!!

Posted February 10, 2010 | 15:51:29 (EST)

On December 3, there was a White House "Jobs Summit" to hear ideas for creating jobs to replace the 8.5 million jobs lost during the recession. There were very few ideas submitted for increasing U.S. manufacturing business with its proven good, secure long- term jobs.

Instead, the proposals were mostly...

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A Message To Arianna: How to Make the Middle Class a Priority

Posted January 31, 2010 | 07:20:35 (EST)

A Message to Arianna And President Obama: You're Missing The Best Way To Make The Middle Class A Top Priority (PS: It's very affordable -- no deficit spending)

Dear Arianna: You've been rightly urging President Obama to "make the middle class a top priority", but you've missed supporting a major...

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Message From Massachsetts -- What the Voters Want

Posted January 20, 2010 | 16:33:29 (EST)

The Massachusetts election results are a strong call for change that was promised in President Obama's campaign but has not yet been delivered where it really matters the most to voters - restoring a strong, lasting economy with, good jobs they can count on!

Ms. Calinda Lake, a top...

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White House Jobs Summit -- A Bold Plan For U.S. Manufacturing

Posted December 1, 2009 | 17:26:41 (EST)

Where did our good jobs go? The U.S. market is the world's biggest and richest. But U.S. manufacturing is where we've lost millions of jobs in recent years under rapid globalization. It will take strong national action to recover!

Good companies and jobs just disappeared!: A major lost jobs...

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Our Jobless Recovery Is Too Slow! More "Stimulus" Spending Isn't the Answer!

Posted November 18, 2009 | 15:30:23 (EST)

Understanding What Went Wrong: I speak from more than 30 years of experience in national economic matters reaching back to the Nixon Era in 1970. That was a time of big impact by Japan and the new global economy, and of course the first overtures to China. I believe that...

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A Bold Action Plan for US Jobs Recovery!

Posted November 11, 2009 | 13:37:36 (EST)

There's much hand-wringing about unemployment, but few proposals for potent action, Most call for more stimulus spending on infrastructure and easier credit for small business. But there's growing concern about adding to projected budget deficits, especially with the limited results so far. We need to make something very big happen...

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