Category Archives: Industry

Doing Business in Cuba

I recently returned from my second visit to Cuba. While comparing this visit to my first in 2012, during which I began studying Cuba’s political and economic reforms, some things have remained the same. However, a number of things pertaining to Cuba’s economy … Continue reading

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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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Food Fight Blocks US-EU Trade Deal

Adith S. Sitaraman The T-TIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement) is said to be a very important deal between the US and the EU, by pushing the EU economy by nearly €120bn (US$ 134bn), by 2017 and the U.S. … Continue reading

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What Do Emerging Markets Have to Do With the High Price of Beef in the US?

I often encourage U.S. business owners to consider the growing number of consumers with greater purchasing power in developing countries as an additional market for their goods and services. Well, the impact of consumer demand in emerging markets, such as China, Brazil … Continue reading

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Too Many Businesses Are Missing This

Check out my guest blog post titled, “Too Many Businesses Are Missing This.”

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