Monthly Archives: April 2021

Linkage Between Federal Trade Policy and Rural Economic Revival — Looking at Martinsville, Virginia.

The conclusion of a recent study concerning Biden’s trade proposals and state economic development  is really important. It looked at one rural region economy in Virginia. It concluded there is an important link between U.S. trade policy and state economic … Continue reading

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Biden’s Int’l Tax Proposals — Helps Global Trade, Not Just U.S.

International tax and trade are inter-related. Biden’s corporate tax reforms and proposals will impact global trade. That’s good. Addressing global trade issues is not the primary purpose of Biden’s tax proposals, which seem to be aimed at paying for his … Continue reading

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Global Taxation and President Biden — Recalibration, Long Overdue.

The following summarizes President Biden’s recent tax proposal made to the OECD. The Biden administration is calling for the world’s biggest multinational companies to pay taxes to national governments based on their sales in each country, as part of an … Continue reading

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Biden’s Trade Policies — Less Drama, New Directions.

After two months, what can be said concerning President Biden’s trade policies? First, let’s reflect on President Trump’s trade policies, which were confrontational and unilateral. He turbo-charged reliance on a national security rationale in imposing trade restrictions and tariffs on China … Continue reading

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