|Credit: Bureau of Labor Statistics|
manufacturing would not grow in the 10 years after December 2013.
We decided on a $100 charity bet. About once a year, I'd check it, and I would see that I was well behind. I am not sure anyone could have seen the pretty large fall-off that happened in 2020 due to the pandemic. Over the weekend, I decided to cut my losses and I donated $100 to Rob's designated charity, which was City Harvest. Rob was incredibly magnanimous, and graciously asked me to designate a charity, which I did (ACS' Project SEED.)
I am a little more optimistic about what the numbers for American chemical manufacturing employment might be post-pandemic. Here is hoping that things keep moving in the right direction.