Rust Belt


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Rust Belt

An area of the United States known for manufacturing and heavy industry. The area is broadly contiguous with the upper Midwest and parts of the mid-Atlantic. States generally considered part of the Rest Belt include Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana. In the early and mid-20th century, companies in the Rust Belt made cars, steel and other products. It has declined since the 1970s, though information technology and other sectors have started to take root.
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This pattern was one of the highlights of the prior work on regional shocks that focused on the manufacturing job losses in the Rust Belt in the late 1970s.
He would also need to shore up his support in the key Rust Belt states that delivered the Electoral College win to him.
Geographically, the largest declines occurred in the industrial Midwest (the Rust Belt, again) and the Southeast.
"Bill disait que le fait d'attaquer Trump constamment pour ses defauts faisait plaisir a l'equipe d'Hillary et aux medias, mais que ce message ne resonnait pas chez les electeurs, particulierement dans la Rust Belt. En campagne, Bill se presentait toujours comme l'homme qui ressentait votre douleur, mais Hillary avait l'image de quelqu'un d'enerve contre son ennemi, pas quelqu'un qui tendait la main et essayait d'ameliorer la vie de la classe ouvriere blanche.
But Trump's protectionist rhetoric -- he has promised to review trade agreements -- appears to be having mixed success in the Rust Belt.
devastated the steel industry and created the 'Rust Belt' of displaced and unemployable workers, the survivors finally figured out the need to change, but too late to save the workers....
Economic growth is improving the loan-to-value ratios for homeowners in bigger homes in wealthy high-tech cities, but homeowners in the Rust Belt and other impoverished regions are drowning with mortgage balances greater than their home's value, according to a report released Thursday by ATTOM Data Solutions.
But the populist comments were tailor-made for three other Rust Belt states hosting primary contests on the same day: Illinois, Ohio and Missouri.
Rocky ruled the Rust Belt in homers from 1956-1967.
Baker in the August 20U issue ("Why the Rust Belt Rusted") made a convincing argument regarding the cause of the "manufacturing collapse in America," laying all blame at the feet of the ownership class.
"Noting many political, societal and technological references, we realized that the 'flyover states' and the Rust Belt regions are becoming increasingly productive in our post-Recession era."