Blogs I Follow
- Urban development in Cupertino and SB 35
- My wife is good with faces, but I am pretty darn good with melodies
- Fulani arrested in Ghana over Burkina Faso ties?
- Recent reading: The Big Book of Science Fiction, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer
- Production de livres du centre multimédia de Houndé au Burkina Faso
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Category Archives: Teaching international trade
We are having an informal Civil Society Institute discussion on the tariffs and trade war issue this week, so I thought I would do a little round-up. My friend Tom Prusa summarizes some of the basics for a New Jersey … Continue reading
I am sure President Trump with his extensive experience with bankruptcy, and his many friends owning island property, will be deeply involved in the negotiations and eventual resolution. From NYT. The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, said he would … Continue reading
In the end these seem like fairly narrow issues to negotiate, and the other parties presumably have some aspects of the agreement that they also would like to change. In a draft letter circulated among members of Congress this week, … Continue reading
Protectionist trade barriers in the softwood lumber industry impose great costs on businesses and consumers here in the United States in order to enrich a few lumber producers. To put employment figures in perspective, it is noteworthy that workers in … Continue reading
“More manufacturing.” “Without manufacturing we cannot be a great nation.” So think about it. The more like China the United States becomes, the more our average per capita income will drop to $5,000 per person (China’s), instead of $45,000 (ours … Continue reading
To try to stanch the bleeding, on Monday evening (the middle of the night Moscow time), the Central Bank of Russia announced a stunning interest rate increase. Its main deposit rate is now 17 percent, up from 10.5 percent when … Continue reading