How can global tax systems keep up with digitization of the global economy, including where digital taxes should be paid and what portion of profits should be taxed?
About Alice Calder
Alice Calder received her MA in Applied Economics at GMU. Originally from the UK, where she received her BA in Philosophy and Political Economy from the University of Exeter, living and working internationally sparked her interest in trade issues as well as the intersection of economics and culture.
Entries by Alice Calder
What countries provide the most farm subsidies? Agricultural subsidies are, in part, a recognition of the unique challenges that the agriculture sector faces – but they can also have trade-distorting effects.
Evidence points to elections having an anti-free trade effect on politicians. Term length and the electoral calendar play a key role in determining the outcome of votes on trade policy
The concept of maximizing taxpayer spend on American goods and services extends all the way back to the founding of the United States. Here’s a primer on the history of Buy American policies.
The global fashion industry faces tariffs on clothing exports, changing consumer demand, and of course, fallout from the pandemic.
The blue economy contributes billions to global GDP and supports jobs around the world, from fishing to tourism. Learn why the future of ocean trade depends on science and sustainability.
Learn about empowering women who trade around the world. When more women are involved in trade, a country’s productivity and competitiveness increase.
Education ranked fifth among all U.S. services exports in 2018. But now travel restrictions due to COVID-19 leaves international students questioning whether to pursue studies abroad or rely on virtual education.
It is still too early to know the impact of COVID-19 and the trade war on the global supply chain. But did trade policies already induce nearshoring?
Wildlife trade is a multibillion dollar business that is under scrutiny due to its impacts on human health, animals, and habitats around the world. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) aims to ensure that international trade in plants and animals does not threaten their survival.