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New U.S. Tariffs Are Contributing to the Shipping Crisis, and There’s Little We Can Do About It

Scott Lincicome and Alfredo Carrillo Obregon | Cato Institute | 08/26/2021

According to numerous reports, skyrocketing global shipping prices and related transportation bottlenecks are hindering the U.S. economic recovery. Indeed, this “shipping crisis” is one of the summer’s most‐​covered financial phenomena. Yet barely mentioned outside…

How much investment do we need to reach net zero?

Klaas Lenarts, Simone Tagliapietra and Guntram B. Wolff | Bruegel | 08/25/2021

To become climate neutral by mid-...

A coming clash over Hong Kong sanctions?

Jeffrey J. Schott | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 08/17/2021

US sanctions and Chinese countermeasures ...

Putting Public Investment to Work

Mariano Moszoro | IMF Blogs | 08/11/2021

For countries on the path to recovery, reviving economic activity is a major priority....

What Vaccine Supply Tells Us About International Trade

Paul Krugman | The New York Times | 08/10/2021

For many of us, Chad Bown of the Peterson Institute for Int...

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