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A New Barometer of Global Supply Chain Pressures

Gianluca Benigno, Julian di Giovanni, Jan J. J. Groen, and Adam I. Noble | Liberty Street Economics | 01/04/2022

Supply chain disruptions have become a major challenge for the global economy since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Factory shutdowns (particularly in Asia) and widespread lockdowns and mobility restrictions…

Monstrous Sugar Program Costs Americans Billions

Bryan Riley | National Taxpayers Union Foundation | 10/27/2021

Halloween, the biggest holiday for candy consumpti...

Why Does Everyone Suddenly Care About Supply Chains?

Chad P. Bown and Douglas A. Irwin | The New York Times | 10/14/2021

Globalization may have lifted hundreds of...

Putting Public Investment to Work

Mariano Moszoro | IMF Blogs | 08/11/2021

For countries on the path to recovery, reviving economic activity is a major priority....

Biden’s trade agenda is off to a rocky start

Bryan Riley | The Hill | 07/20/2021

So far, 2021 is shaping up to be an awful year for international trade. The...

The Time Is Now for a Trade Deal With Taiwan

David Sacks, Jennifer Hillman | Council On Foreign Relations | 06/14/2021

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made...

What Swiss Voters Expect To Happen Next, After EU Talks Fail

Stephanie Walter | Bruegel | 05/31/2021

Switzerland’s bilateral relationship with the European Union ...

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