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Reeher discusses Trump's legacies in The Hill

January 21, 2021
Professor Grant Reeher says that, in terms of policy, one of former President Donald Trump’s most enduring legacies could be the tax cuts he enacted in 2017. 

McDowell reviews Biden's agenda to revitalize US manufacturing in World Politics Review

January 20, 2021
Existing U.S. trade agreements may constrain President Joe Biden’s ability to deliver on his promise to spend $400 billion over four years on American-made goods, says Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science.

Lovely weighs in on Trump's failed trade war with China in Bloomberg

January 13, 2021
"China is too big and too important to the world economy to think that you can cut it out like a paper doll," says Professor Mary Lovely. "The Trump administration had a wake-up call." Read more in the Bloomberg article, "How China Won Trump’s Trade War and Got Americans to Foot the Bill." 

Lovely talks to Marketplace about Capitol riot, foreign investors

January 11, 2021

Professor Mary Lovely sees the nation in uncharted territory and is focused on the question of how much uncertainty was added into the system Wednesday.

Lovely talks to SCMP, Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! about future of US buying practices, trade

January 5, 2021
Professor Mary Lovely spoke with several media outlets about the US-China trade landscape for 2021, the future of tariffs and the impact of President-elect Joe Biden's buy America pledge. 

Stuart Brown and Margaret Hermann publish a study on transnational crime

December 31, 2020

This book examines 80 such safe havens which function outside effective state-based government control and are sustained by illicit economic activities.

McDowell looks at policy responses to COVID-19 economic fallout in World Politics Review

December 22, 2020
Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, looks back and then looks ahead at government responses to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic in his latest article, "Governments Acted Fast to Save the Economy. Now Too Many Have Pandemic Fatigue," published in World Politics Review.

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