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Coronavirus could reduce world trade by up to a third, according to the WTO

Philip Blenkinsop | World Economic Forum | 04/09/2020

  The WTO said global trade would fall this year by between 13% and 32%, giving a wide range because so much about the economic impact of the health crisis…

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...

Trade and the COVID-19 crisis in developing countries

Alvaro Espitia, Nadia Rocha, and Michele Ruta | VoxEU | 04/09/2020

While COVID-19 is most virulent today in ...

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...

More Investment Screening in the New COVID-19 World

Wendy Cutler, Vice President and Andrew Chatzky, Senior Program Officer, Asia Society Policy Institute | 04/02/2020


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