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No Gain Without Pain: We Need Better Economic Shock Absorbers To Prevent Bumpy Recoveries

Mark Muro Brookings
May 01, 2016
GE had just six months to redesign the engine, and the team worked nonstop, guided by Whittle’s blueprints and a handful of British engineers. There were 15 people on Sorota’s shift. His job was to design the paths that channeled air inside the engine. Occasionally he would take trips to other secret sites and study jets salvaged from the German V-2 rocket bombs that were falling on England.