2001. The US Department of Commerce provides another reason no one notices Runaway Production

Runaway Production has received little attention for many reasons.  A 2001 Department of Commerce report suggests one reason why:

When production is lost, it neither generates the same tangible, visual image of unemployed workers standing outside the fence of a shuttered physical factory, nor does it elicit a cohesive nationwide industry response.  However, the economic impact and job loss are no less real or important to local communities (Miller et. al. 2001:12, 50).

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