Author Archives: Dr. Sarita D. Jackson

About Dr. Sarita D. Jackson

is the President and CEO of the Global Research Institute of International Trade, a think-tank/consulting firm that examines trade policies and their impact on domestic businesses. Prior to heading GRIIT, Dr. Jackson was a tenured associate professor of political science in North Carolina and worked as a trade policy consultant for an Arlington-based consulting firm. She has participated in trade policy projects and conducted research on free trade negotiations in Botswana, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Panama. Dr. Jackson has also traveled to Chile and Argentina to study their political systems and economic integration policies.

Blaming Free Trade Alone Ignores Deeper Systemic Issues

Arguments that free trade agreements, including recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), cause more harm than good are based on limited information and extensive rhetoric. Consequently, the real challenges plaguing the United States are overlooked. Here are a couple of … Continue reading

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2016 U.S. Presidential Candidates on International Trade

by Natalie Hatour With the New York primaries having just ended, the five remaining U.S. presidential candidates continue their campaigns as they prepare for the next big round of primaries on June 7, 2016 (covering California, Montana, New Jersey, New … Continue reading

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Send Rio 2016: Lessons for Business Owners and LA’s Bid for 2024 Olympics

by Luiz Guilherme Osório Additional research conducted by Natalie Hatour In the past months, news coming from Brazil has been less than optimistic. The economy is in a recession, and the political environment continues to be in crisis since the … Continue reading

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Thank You for Your Feedback

Dear ITE Subscribers, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts about the ITE blog via our survey or just by submitting comments to our latest survey posts. Here is what people have to say: How … Continue reading

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Another Opportunity to Have Your Say

Hello, ITE blog followers! My team and I are interested in your feedback about International Trade Examiner. Our numbers are still growing, especially in terms of followers via Facebook. Nevertheless, we would like to hear from our e-mail subscribers as to … Continue reading

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