Deciding What We Mean By Globalization

Through focus groups in the U.K. and the U.S., Pew Research tried to identify the many sides of globalization.

How We Feel About Globalization

Our political affiliation suggests how we feel about globalization according to a recent survey from the Chicago Council on Global Affair

Why We Should Avoid Vaccine Nationalism

As the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine accelerates, nations would be wise to avoid vaccine nationalism and instead try to cooperate..

How Sweden Is Coping With Coronavirus

Different from its neighbor Denmark, Sweden’s pandemic policy emphasized voluntary guidelines rather than a mandatory lockdown.

The Impact of Export Curbs on Medical Equipment

When nations try to guarantee their domestic medical equipment supply through trade restrictions, the policy could backfire.

All We Need To Know About Toilet Paper (Shortages)

Looking for the global side of toilet paper shortages, we can go to Australia or New Jersey, and to toilet paper imports, exports, and tariffs.

How Garlic Relates to Coronavirus

While we’ve heard the coronavirus impact on two cruise ships and on Apple’s projected revenue, its impact on garlic is less well known.

How the Economy Affects Our Vote

The impact of the economy on our voting patterns is about much more than inflation, unemployment, and how much the GDP has grown.

Six Small Facts About Globalization That Are Really Big

When we looked at Six Facts About Globalization, there was lots we did not say. So let’s add six more facts. Six (Small) Facts (That Have a Big Meaning) 1.  The reefer plays a huge role in our global transportation…

What To Do About Manufacturing Unemployment

Looking at manufacturing unemployment, we can ask if the Trade Adjustment Assistance program is one way to help workers adjust to a new economy.