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Friend-Shoring: What Biden Wants to Achieve by Trading with Allies Rather than Rivals

Karen Jackson & Oleksandr Shepotylo | The Conversation | 03/20/2024

The tendency to move production and trade away from countries considered to be political rivals or national security risks and towards allies, so-called “friend-shoring”, is a hot topic among economists….

NAFTA: 30 Years of Driving Free Trade Critics Crazy

Colin Grabow | Cato Institute | 03/13/2024

NAFTA is best understood as a lightning rod for criticism of global...

Will Modi’s Push for Economic Self-Reliance Succeed?

Suman Bery | Bruegel | 05/20/2021

India has pursued two linked objectives since its independence and partit...

The Last Gasp of the Internet Hegemon

Blayne Haggert | Centre for International Governance Innovation | 09/03/2020

The conventional has it that the internet is go...

Canadian Parts Makers Await Enactment of USMCA

Keith Nuthall | Wards Auto | 06/19/2020

The head of Canada’s Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Assn. predicts parts m...

Don’t underestimate USMCA changes

Lou Longo | Automotive News | 05/25/2020

As if the coronavirus shutdown wasn’t enough of a seismic shock for U.S. co...


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