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What Are Your Plans for 2014? Dr. Jackson discusses her firm’s plans on an online radio show

This morning I enjoyed the opportunity to stop by briefly on the blog talk radio show, Charlotte View, to discuss my experience on the show back in September. In addition, I highlighted what the Global Research Institute of International Trade … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room: WTO Bali Trade Package Shows Minimal Progress

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              The World Trade Organization (WTO) talks in Bali concluded with some progress last week. However, there still is not a substantial deal to move global trade liberalization forward for the benefit of all 159 … Continue reading

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Is There Hope for a WTO Trade Deal in Bali?

A few days ago, I enjoyed the opportunity to visit and chat with one of my longtime friends in the field of international trade about the failed World Trade Organization talks. My good friend does not see much hope for these talks. … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs Give International Trade Seminar Two Thumbs Up

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My seminar last week, which was co-hosted by the Women Entrepreneurs Club of Los Angeles and the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce, resulted in great dialogue with other entrepreneurs who were learning or who already had experience with international trade.

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If free trade is truly beneficial, why do we need fair trade?

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Classical liberal economic theory dating back to the 18th century argued that international trade was a win-win situation for all nations. If free trade is not a zero-sum game, why do we need fair trade?

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