Tag Archives: United States

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Will Globalization Be Obama’s Greatest Foreign Policy Legacy?

This article appeared in Zocalo on 29 December 2014: http://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/2014/12/29/will-globalization-be-obamas-greatest-foreign-policy-legacy/ideas/nexus A President Who Came Into Office a Free Trade Skeptic Is Now on the Brink of Brokering Two Big Deals Battered by crises and maligned by critics, globalization is regaining momentum. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RTA Exchange Platform Presented at WTO

This week I had a chance to present at the World Trade Organization (WTO) the draft online platform of RTA Exchange, a new global forum for dialogue on regional trade agreements I conceptualized in 2012-13 as theme leader of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

State of SME Finance in the United States 2014: Year of New Providers

At my consulting firm Nextrade Group, we just put out a new white paper on the state of SME finance in the United States: This matters because SMEs are the backbone of US economy and an important contributor to U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment