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.


Beware the Misleading Narrative on Globalization’s Retreat

Simon Evenett | Institute for Management Development | 12/30/2022

Part of the fallout from today’s polycrisis – that catchy term encompassing the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain disruption, growing geopolitical rivalry, food insecurity, energy price hikes, and the cost of…

The Hidden Costs of Friend-shoring

Halit Harput | Hinrich Foundation | 11/15/2022

Since friend-shoring was added to the US trade policy lexicon, little has been r...

Will Friend-Shoring Deliver?

Halit Harput | St.Gallen Endowment for Prosperity through Trade | 08/24/2022

While the notion of friend-shoring is relatively new, th...

Weak Links in Finance and Supply Chains are Easily Weaponized

Henry Farrell & Abraham L. Newman | Nature | 05/09/2022

Russian sanctions highlight how network anal...

From Sanctions to Semiconductor Resilience and Security

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

Russia’s war in Ukraine has highlighted...

Making Supply Chains Resilient

Christine McDaniel | Discourse Magazine | 03/07/2022

This article is the second of a two-part series describing Christine McDaniel’...


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