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Digital Trade in North America

Jessica R. Nicholson | U.S. Department of Commerce | 01/05/2018

Executive Summary As Internet access and reliance grows, so does the potential for digital cross-border trade. Building on other work from the Department of Commerce’s Office of the Chief Economist…

 Jobs Lost, Jobs Gained: Workforce Transitions In a Time of Automation

James Manyika, Susan Lund, Michael Chui, Jacques Bughin, Jonathan Woetzel, Parul Batra, Ryan Ko, Saurabh Sanghvi | McKinsey & Company | 12/20/2017

Bringing Trade Rules Into The 21st Century

Vikram Khanna | The Strait Times | 12/15/2017

The WTO is supposed to police world trade but instead is held captive by ...

The New Realities of Trade (and Global Value Chains)

Magnus Rentzhog | Swedish National Board of Trade | 10/11/2017

WITA’s NextGenTrade™ series on The Future of T...

3D-printing might not kill global trade after all. Here’s why

Wolfgang Lehmacher and Martin Schwemmer | World Economic Forum | 10/05/2017

Last year Adidas h...

Negotiating Trade Barriers Behind the Border

Kimberly Ann Elliott | Center for Global Development | 08/11/2017

U.S. trade agreements today look nothing like they...

Modernizing NAFTA for 21st Century Workers

Susan Ariel Aaronson and Kimberly Ann Elliott | George Washington University | 08/02/2017

After years of praise and pr...


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