Category Archives: Regions

Dr. Jackson Presents New Trade Model at West LA College Today

Current models for promoting industry competitiveness in the global market are based on 20th century realities. Dr. Jackson argues for a unique model for understanding and promoting industry competitiveness in the 21st century that have little to do with market-based factors. … Continue reading

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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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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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Argentine-US Relations: Cooperation and Uncertainty

By Martina Farías Bouvier While the newly elected Argentine President Mauricio Macri gets closer to his first hundred days in office, President Obama’s time at the White House is coming to an end. But both governments are making sure that … Continue reading

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Two Reasons Why the United States Should Pay Closer Attention to MERCOSUR

By Martina Farías Bouvier It’s no secret that Latin America has been relinquished to the bottom of the U.S. policy agenda for more than a decade now. The region poses no military or terrorist threat and, as for trade, Americans … Continue reading

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