Prior to COVID-19, many governments were stepping up to support women’s economic empowerment. Now it’s even more critical to support female entrepreneurs in the global economy through trade.
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.
Nebraskans appreciate trade’s role in the Nebraska economy. U.S. agricultural exports have a positive impact. But trust in the media and D.C. is low.
The race to develop a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine benefits from years of global collaboration on seasonal flu vaccine and pandemic preparedness.
Jobs in service industries have been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. As economies recover, the long-term plight of young workers will need attention.
Cross Laminated Timber is the basis of the “tall wood” buildings movement. CLT construction is a growing global market. Cross-laminated timber provides many possible benefits, including reduced costs, rural employment, strength, fire-resistance, beauty and a sense of being closer to nature.
Social distancing means people suddenly have a lot of free time. International trade makes home activities during Covid-19 – from baking to yoga – possible. Trade can help us learn a new skill, create something, or better ourselves.
Even the National Parks can’t escape the economic impact of COVID-19. Learn how coronavirus affects tourism in National Park gateway communities and international U.S. trade exports.
Learn about global trade in baby products like diapers, toys, and car seats – and the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on the baby care industry.
We long ago stopped having to make everything we need: forging tools, handcrafting shoes from hides and weaving textiles for clothing. The expansion of global trade is affording us the opportunity to rediscover and reinvent the art of “making” itself, which could in turn profoundly impact what we make and what we trade.