Contributors provide unique perspectives on critical trade issues. Author’s views are their own, and do not reflect the views of WITA, its Board or its staff.


From Sanctions to Semiconductor Resilience and Security

Laura Tyson and John Zysman | Project Syndicate | 03/22/2022

Russia’s war in Ukraine has highlighted the vulnerability of sprawling supply chains and underscored the importance of key technological inputs like semiconductors. With much of the world united in holding…

Properly Protecting U.S. Security

William Reinsch | Center for Strategic and International Studies | 11/29/2021

A previous column discussed export controls and al...

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...

Can Semiconductors be Japan’s New Auto Industry?

Shihoko Goto | Wilson Center | 07/27/2021

If there is an upside to the pandemic and its effect on economic pol...

Making supply chains more resilient

Dalia Marin | Project Syndicate | 07/27/2021

The current global semiconductor shortage illustrates how geographic clustering o...

The Missing Chips: How to Protect the Semiconductor Supply Chain

Chad P. Bown | Foreign Affairs Magazine | 07/06/2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, demand for s...

The Future of Taiwan in U.S.-China Technology Competition

Alexa Lee | DigiChina | 04/06/2021

With Its Semiconductor Might, Taiwan Will Not Be Overlooked In Washin...


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