The United States manufacturing sector

The United States manufacturing sector has suffered long-term decline, with factories closing down and jobs being lost. You are commissioned by the President of the United States to formulate a set of policy recommendations to deal with this problem, based on your experience in comparative political economy. Drawing on, among other things, the readings of the module, and taking into consideration what you know about the political economy of the United States, what are the sources of the problem and what would you recommend doing to deal with it?