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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 millions of people out of poverty, but to its critics, it has long been a dirty word. They associate it with enhancing corporate power,…

World’s Growth Cools and the Rich-Poor Divide Widens

Jude Althagafi | 10/12/2021

As the world economy struggles to find its footing, the resurgence of the coron...

A Hobbled Recovery Along Entrenched Fault Lines

Gita Gopinath | International Monetary Fund | 10/12/2021

The global recovery continues but momentum has weakened, ...

On China Trade Strategy, A Blast from the Past?

Inu Manak | Cato Institute | 10/06/2021

In a highly anticipated speech by United States Trade Representative Kathe...

Global Supply-Chain Woes May Imperil More Than Christmas Shopping

Brent Sadler | The Heritage Foundation | 09/23/2021

A global shipping crisis has been quietly br...

Can Mexico Help Bring Supply Chains Back to North America?

Jeffrey J. Schott | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 09/21/2021

International trade and...

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