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.


The world economy in 2020—the IMF gets it mostly right

Indermit Gill | Brookings | 04/14/2020

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) just published its World Economic Outlook for 2020 and 2021. To nobody’s surprise, it says that “the global economy is projected to contract sharply by…

The Global Drug Supply Chain

Christopher Holt | American Action Forum | 04/10/2020

At the start of 2020, reducing the prices American patients pay for prescriptio...

COVID-19 complicates US-China relations

Stephen Olson | Hinrich Foundation | 04/09/2020

The Coronavirus pandemic is reshaping the way the world lives, works, and...

Surface-Level Public Policy Prescriptions Exacerbate the Pandemic

Veronique de Rugy | Mercatus Center | 04/09/2020

A pandemic is not the time for imprudent public...

A Quick and Dirty Lesson about the Trade Deficit

Daniel J. Ikenson | CATO Institute | 04/04/2020

The trade balance is calculated as the difference between the val...


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