Why a Tariff Changed Your Hiking Boots

Looking at tariff incentives, we see changes in clothing design and factory location that are based on minimizing the impact of the tax.

Six Facts That We Need to Know About Globalization

Globalization is a gargantuan topic. Reflecting the world’s economic interdependence, it is about goods, services, and supply chains. It takes us to multinational corporations, to trade agreements, to foreign exchange, and much more. But still, six facts can say a…

What We Say About Trade

In a Pew’s yearly survey of trade opinions, they uncovered a slew of contradictions that show most of like trade but cannot say why.

How We Swapped Mangoes for Motorcycles

Without trade deals, our fruit imports would include many fewer mangoes, melons, tomatoes, limes, berries, and watermelons.

How To Preserve Our Nutella Supply

Hoping to expand the Nutella supply chain with new producers of hazelnuts in Canada and even New Jersey, Ferrero is supporting hybrid seed research.

(Almost) All You Need To Know About Quotas

From sleeveless jackets to begging brides and young sports teams with no uniforms, the complexities of quotas can produce a slew of unpredictable results.

Where Retaliatory Tariffs Create Unintended Consequences

It will be rather complicated when retaliatory agricultural tariffs, aluminum protection, and crop payment supports all hit New Madrid County, Missouri.

Comparing Eggs to Bananas

By dividing the CPI into goods and services that can and cannot be traded, we can see the impact of trade on price changes.

A Brexit To Do List

Ranging from from border infrastructure to a divorce bill, a Brexit To Do List can be given a Readiness Score that shows their negotiating progress.

How the EU and the U.S. Fought a Banana Trade War

With tariffs and quotas the weapons, the 1990s banana trade war between the European Union and the U.S. was a classic except for one key difference.