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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…

Subsidies and Misplaced Shipbuilding Nostalgia

Colin Grabow | Cato Institute | 09/02/2021

Reading some of the commentary, one could be forgiven for believing that...

Does Hydrogen Have a Future in the Shipping Industry?

Ben Pilkington | AZoCleantech | 06/24/2021

The global shipping industry is responsible for 3% of our total e...

Why maritime infrastructure is about more than the U.S. Navy

Aaron Klein, Bruce Jones | Brookings | 05/21/2021

This is infrastructure’s big moment in America. The...

A fair trade? U.S.-China tensions still impact Va. economy

Elizabeth Cooper | Virginia Business | 04/29/2021

While President Joe Biden will likely strike a more d...


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