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How Can We Revitalize America’s Global Competitiveness?

Today I had the honor to speak on a panel “Power Play: How Can We Revitalize America’s Global Competitiveness?” at the Pacific Council’s members’ weekend. It was a terrific debate – below are my opening remarks and some conclusions: U.S. … Continue reading

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New thought leadership on digital trade: reforming trade policies, customs regulations, and development solutions for the global digital economy

Disruptive digital technologies — the cloud and digitization, ecommerce, 3D printing, big data, holograms, Internet of Everything, peer-to-peer lending, virtual currencies, and so on — are revolutionizing the economics of global trade and production. They are empowering corporations to dramatically … Continue reading

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How 3D Printing Will Overhaul Globalization as We Know It

Thought to open the curtain a bit on my next book – here are some pieces: In the early 1980s, an engineer named Chuck Hull approached his boss with an idea: to build a machine that printed out objects you … Continue reading

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Coming Apart: WTO fiasco highlights urgency for the U.S. to lead the global trading system

India’s torpedoing last week the WTO’s trade facilitation agreement, struck at the last minute between the United States and India in the December 2013 WTO Ministerial in Bali, is a death blow to the world body and adds to growing … Continue reading

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Trading Up: Being Small and Going Global – Ideas Lab

Trading Up: Being Small and Going Global – Ideas Lab.

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Out of the Way, Congress

From Foreign Policy, 14 January 2014 5 reasons U.S. lawmakers need to get on board with mega-regional free trade deals. Last week, U.S. lawmakers took a critical step toward inking mega-regional free trade deals with Europe and 11 Asia-Pacific countries … Continue reading

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Five World Trade Game-Changers for 2014

From Ideas Lab, 9 January 2014 http://www.ideaslaboratory.com/2014/01/09/five-world-trade-game-changers-for-2014/ Small will be big in the global digital economy – and policymakers must catch up The WTO’s trade facilitation deal reached in Bali in early December adds to the past three decades’ dramatic … Continue reading

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