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Clyde Prestowitz

 Clyde Prestowitz

Clyde Prestowitz is founder and president of the Economic Strategy Institute. He has played key roles in achieving congressional passage of NAFTA and in shaping the final content of the Uruguay Round, as well as providing the intellectual basis for current U.S. trade policies toward Japan, China, and Korea. Before founding ESI, Prestowitz served as counselor to the Secretary of Commerce in the Reagan Administration, where he led U.S. trade and investment negotiations with Japan, China, Latin America, and Europe. He has served as vice-chairman of President Clinton’s Committee on Trade and Investment in the Pacific and sits on the Intel Policy Advisory Board and the U.S. Export-Import Bank Advisory Board. He regularly writes for leading publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, Fortune, and Foreign Affairs and is the author of the best-selling book on U.S.-Japan relations, Trading Places, and co-author and editor of several other books on international trade and business strategy including Asia After the Miracle; Powernomics; Bit by Bit; The New North American Trade Order; Rogue Nation; and Three Billion New Capitalists.

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Clyde Prestowitz - The Betrayal of American Prosperity

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The Betrayal of American Prosperity

Clyde Prestowitz

Prestowitz, founder and President of the Economic Strategy Institute, gives us a picture of how the U.S. is rapidly losing the basis of its wealth and power, as well as its freedom of action and independence—and what we can do to reverse the trend. Read More ››



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