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MAPI FOundation

The MAPI Foundation is the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI). Founded in 1933, MAPI contributes to the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing through professional development, research and executive education. Rather than lobbying, we leverage our position as a thought leader to raise awareness of what U.S. manufacturing needs to remain innovative, productive, and best in class.

Manufacturing executives, policymakers, the media, and the association community rely on the MAPI Foundation’s unbiased research, forecasting, and rich analyses to gain unbiased insight into the challenges and opportunities facing the manufacturing sector. Our staff of highly respected economists and business analysts use proprietary models to generate regular forecasts for global manufacturing activity. They also produce data-driven policy analyses that provide insights into major topics impacting manufacturing competitiveness, including energy, tax, the labor market, global trade, innovation, and government regulations. Our team regularly delivers keynote presentations at major industry events and board meetings, and for major media outlets we serve as a trusted expert on the manufacturing economy.

The economics of manufacturing

Daniel J. Meckstroth

Vice President and Chief Economist

Krzysztof Bledowski

Director of Economic Studies

Donald A. Norman

Director of Economic Studies

Ernest H. Preeg

Sr Advisor for International Trade & Finance

Cliff Waldman

Director of Economic Studies

Julia Edmonds

Economic Research Analyst