Monthly Archives: December 2016

TRUMP & TRADE — Does his business background lead to bad trade policy?

           Trade is about the only international issue Trump has really cared about consistently since his Japan bashing of the 1980s. His business school background at Wharton and then his experience running the Trump Organization have informed his view of trade … Continue reading

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NEW WTO CASE BY CHINA — RESPONSE TO TRUMP’S INSULTS?

     Trump threatens a great upheaval in foreign policy and global trade relations. Especially in U.S. trade relations with China. But is it somewhat consistent with the Obama’s tough enforcement policy against China in the WTO’s dispute resolution system.    Over … Continue reading

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CyberBulling, Real Estate Scrooge — Global Affairs & National Security — The Next Four Years.

                              Trump has engaged in cyber shaming and this should be held up as a model. As a model for all school children of what never to do.      Trump’s soul is one of the architype scrooge in … Continue reading

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TRUMP, TRADE & STATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT — Chaos Ahead?

Full working paper at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2876655                                INTRODUCTION.      The founding of the Virginia Colony in the New World by the Virginia Company reflected the British Empire’s notion that enlightenment would come through trade. By the post-World War II era this notion was … Continue reading

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