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Thomas J. Duesterberg

Senior Fellow

Thomas J. Duesterberg is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute. Previously, Dr. Duesterberg was executive director of the Manufacturing and Society in the 21st Century Program at the Aspen Institute. From 1999 to 2011 he served as president and CEO of the Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI, an economic research and executive education organization based in Virginia. He was also director of the Washington office of Hudson Institute, assistant secretary for international economic policy at the US Department of Commerce, chief of staff to two members of Congress, and associate instructor at Stanford University. He co-wrote U.S. Manufacturing: The Engine of Growth in a Global Economy and three other books, and is the author of over 150 articles in journals and major newspapers. He is on the Board of Advisors of the Manufacturing Public Policy Initiative at Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He is a graduate of Princeton University (B.A.) and Indiana University (M.A., Ph.D.).

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Chinese Economic and Trade Challenges to the West: Prospects and Consequences from a U.S.-German Perspective

Thomas J. Duesterberg

Over the past 60 years Germany has built one of the strongest and most durable economies in the world...

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Thomas Duesterberg quoted in Christian Science Monitor on a nationalized 5G network

Tom Duesterberg quoted by The Daily Caller on U.S. law and the technological race against China

Thomas Duesterberg quoted by Fox News on the topic of the Trump administration’s plans to lower U.S. corporate tax rates