California faced record wildfires in 2020. The fight against wildfire is global, with help from international firefighters and gear.
The Economic Policy Uncertainty index found that economic uncertainty from the trade war and Brexit has been eclipsed by the impacts of the global pandemic.
The pandemic’s impact on trade, livelihoods, and our well-being has been profoundly negative. But even while we quarantine, trade helps us work on being healthy at home.
The global fashion industry faces tariffs on clothing exports, changing consumer demand, and of course, fallout from the pandemic.
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.
During the pandemic, government and industry should use data to prevent illicit medical products or counterfeit goods, starting in the country of origin.
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?
With the right set of digital trade and e-commerce policies, governments can help more small businesses move online and support a new era of global digital entrepreneurs.
The race to develop a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine benefits from years of global collaboration on seasonal flu vaccine and pandemic preparedness.
Living Longer Personal and home health aides, registered nurses, and medical and nursing assistants are among the fastest growing occupations in the United States. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 1.2 million new personal and home health aide positions – and the need for another 372,000 registered nurses – by 2028. Due to the shortage of qualified healthcare workers, immigrants held 15 percent of all registered nursing positions in the United States in 2016. On April 22, President Trump signed an Executive Order to pause immigration due to COVID-19, but exempted physicians and nurses. This is not uncommon in developed countries with a growing aging population who are living longer. About eight percent of nurses in Canada are foreign-trained, […]