This week on YFE, Chris will talk with bestselling author, Clyde Prestowitz, whose book, The Betrayal of American Prosperity reveals theastonishing extent of the erosion of the fundamental pillars of American economic might. They’ll be talking about the great challenge America faces in the future competing with China and other fast rising economies. Our country can return to the extraordinary approach to growth that made us the economic superpower we are. Saturday morning at 8am on AM 930 WFMD or log onto www.wfmd.com and click the listen live button.
About this week’s guest:
Clyde Prestowitz is the founder and President of the Economic Strategy Institute (ESI) where he has become one of the world’s leading authorities on globalization and competitiveness and an influential advisor to the U.S. and other governments. He has also advised a number of global corporations such as Intel, FormFactor, and Fedex and serves on the Advisory Board of Indonesia’s Center for International and Strategic Studies. Mr. Prestowitz regularly writes for leading publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, Fortune, and Foreign Affairs. He is the author of the bestselling books, Trading Places, Asia after the Miracle, Rogue Nation, and Three Billion New Capitalists: the Great Shift of Wealth and Power to the East. He has a B.A. with honors from Swarthmore College; an M.A. in East-West Policies and Economics from the East-West Center of the University 0f Hawaii; and an M.B.A. form the Wharton Graduate School of Business. He also studies at the Keio University in Tokyo.