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Global Economy, Trade and Business

Paths to New Prosperity in Industrial Regions of the West

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Coauthors

Local strategies can revive economies, nurture hope, and diminish the appeal of antidemocratic populism in struggling industrial regions.

Industrial city skyline and bridge with blue clouds.
Karen Green
Global Cities

How Economic Sanctions Are Used in US Foreign Policy

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Ethan Kessler

What are economic sanctions? How are they used in US foreign policy? And what should future policymakers consider before employing them?

"Sanctions" on board game letters in front of Russian and American flag
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Democrats and Republicans Support International Trade

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Karl Friedhoff

There is broad agreement that international trade delivers benefits to consumers and to companies and is even good for creating jobs in the United States.

Containers are stacked on the deck of the cargo ship on the ocean.
Reuters
Public Opinion

Cooperation or Coercion? The Views of US Opinion Leaders on Foreign Policy Approaches

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

The 2020 Chicago Council on Global Affairs-University of Texas at Austin survey explores to what extent Democratic, Republican, and Independent foreign policy professionals support Biden’s international agenda.

Image of the White House
David Strickler
Global Economy, Trade and Business

Rebuilding the Midwest's Infrastructure

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

John Austin and Alexander Hitch examine policies and priorities to drive equitable economic recovery in the Midwest in a world reshaped by COVID-19.

Midwestern bridge
Global Cities

Americans Favor US-China Trade, Split Over Tariffs

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

This survey indicates that Americans broadly support engaging in trade with China, but are split along partisan lines on how to engage in that trade.

USA and China flags.
CDC Global
Public Opinion

Public and Opinion Leaders' Views on US-China Trade War

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

According to foreign policy leader surveys concerns about a potential trade war between the US and China are widespread.

USA and China flags.
CDC Global
Global Economy, Trade and Business

Inclusive Urban Economic Development: A Framework For Action

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Alaina Harkness

This paper explores how city leaders can use economic power to narrow the gap in wealth and opportunity.

San Francisco skyline.
Reuters
Global Economy, Trade and Business

Untapped Wealth of Cities

RESEARCH
Report by Alexander Hitch

This report explores ways cities can assess the true value of their public assets

Hong Kong skyline.
Reuters
Global Cities

Vouchers and Housing Policy

RESEARCH
Report by ​Rudolph G. Penner

A paper from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs by Rudolph G. Penner that honors the work of Michael H. Moskow in the global economy.

Pittsburgh skyline.
David Hilowitz
Global Economy, Trade and Business