Talk Title: The Deep Determinants of Inequality: The Dynamics of Plant Closures in the U.S. Tire Industry, 1966-2008
Description: It is well established that manufacturing plant closings are a major determinant of regional income inequality. This presentation examines the deep roots of capital mobility in the North American tire industry between 1966 and 2008.
Charles Post is an expert in Historical Sociology. He’s Professor at the Department of Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice at Borough of Manhattan Community College.