The economic impact of infrastructure investment is significant – but a new scorecard ranks the United States’ infrastructure behind many of its biggest global competitors, adding manufacturing and trade costs.
U.S. leadership in the World Trade Organization (WTO) could serve as a counterbalance to China’s growing influence. But a new poll from TradeVistas shows that first, Americans need to know why they should care about the WTO.
What do ordinary Americans think about the World Trade Organization (WTO)? A new poll by TradeVistas found that a plurality of Americans support leaving the WTO – but almost as many are “unsure” or “indifferent.”
Renewed investment in rural infrastructure like roads, waterways, and broadband would help American farmers compete in the global economy.
Trade agreements address movie streaming trade barriers to increase international access for the U.S. film industry and digital entertainment abroad.
The Kearney Reshoring Index shows if trade tension with China and COVID-19 pushes American companies to bring manufacturing “back” to the United States.
India is one of the United States’ top ten trading partners. But trade deficits continue to be a hot topic for policymakers in both Washington and New Delhi.
Immigrants play an increasingly crucial role in our food system. Travel restrictions and government closures due to COVID-19 are adding to the concerns about America’s shortage of farm workers who use the H-2A visa.
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.