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Be smart: Jobs first, smart economy second « Ninth Level Ireland

via Be smart: Jobs first, smart economy second « Ninth Level Ireland.

“The smart economy is a nice idea, perhaps even a good idea. But like most nice ideas, when exposed to reality, the smart economy just breaks down. The smart economy as a concept takes no notice of the detail: who is looking for what type of job right now, and how long will it take those people to train for new ones? When confronted by the facts, we have to augment our industrial development strategy if we want to protect the real, on-the-ground, economy …” (more)

Original post: http://www.stephenkinsella.net/2010/01/29/be-smart-jobs-first-smart-economy-second/

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