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Trade
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Traditionally, economists think of themselves as policy advisers. Politicians and their appointees make the laws, levy the taxes, set the regulations, make spending decisions and chart the course of monetary policy; economists stand at their side, … more
Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor and representatives of Ocean State companies are completing a one-week trade mission to the United Kingdom. more
Pundits and policymakers everywhere are bemoaning the rise of a new, inward-looking populism. Led by the likes of Donald Trump and Nigel Farage, those who've felt only globalization's ill effects, not its benefits, have mounted a fierce counterattack. more
Free trade is broadly positive for the U.S. economy, though not everyone benefits. Economist Tyler Cowen, a Bloomberg View columnist, and Robert Zoellick, a former U.S. trade representative, talk to View editor Paula Dwyer about improving the outlook for future free-trade deals by helping workers left behind. more
The U.S. trade deficit widened in June to an almost one-year high as the price of oil jumped and American companies imported more consumer goods. more
A proposed expansion at the Port of Providence will be restricted to land-based sites and will not include any filling of Narragansett Bay, according to a spokesman for the nonprofit entity that manages the waterfront. more
Two of the issues that have received a large amount of attention relating to the vote in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union have resonance on this side of the Atlantic as well. At its core, the European Union is about the … more
Rhode Island will receive $8 million in federal national preparedness funds, the Rhode Island congressional delegation said Thursday. more
In a matter of minutes on Tuesday, Donald Trump set fire to 30 years of Republican orthodoxy on trade. more
The Port of Davisville will receive a $625,000 federal grant to expand capacity for imports and exports including automobiles, cargo and offshore wind components. more
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