Trade & Commerce

In the News

How Tariffs Could Impact Your Home Renovation
May 20, 2019: GPS Associate Professor Renee Bowen discusses the rising cost of home renovations thanks to the increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods in this video by The Wall Street Journal.

Creating theoretical frameworks
Feb. 23, 2018: GPS Associate Professor Natalia Ramondo, a leading trade expert, looks at behaviors of multinational firms and corporations in her latest working papers

Research read round the world
Oct. 12, 2016: Acting Dean Gordon Hanson opines on the unfaltering hype surrounding his paper ‘The China Shock’ and its significance in an election year

Inside Richard Feinberg’s new book on Cuba
May 18, 2016: In a Q&A, the professor details what went into the making of his new book, “Open for Business,” and underscores its main points regarding Cuba’s economy 


Faculty and Research

Related Faculty

  • John Ahlquist

    John Ahlquist

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: political economy, comparative politics, labor market institutions, income inequality, international trade

  • Renee Bowen

    Renee Bowen

    Associate Professor

    Research fields: political economy, microeconomic theory, international trade

  • Peter Cowhey

    Peter Cowhey

    Dean and Qualcomm Endowed Chair in Communications and Technology Policy

    Research Fields: U.S. trade policy, foreign policy, communications and information technology, Internet, biological threats, international corporate strategy, microfinance industry to alleviate poverty

  • Richard Feinberg

    Richard Feinberg


    Research Fields: Cuba, Latin America, U.S. foreign policy, multilateral institutions, trade and investment, globalization, democratization, non-governmental organizations

  • Gordon Hanson

    Gordon Hanson

    Professor; Pacific Economic Cooperation Chair in International Economic Relations; Director, Center on Global Transformation

    Research Fields: economics, international trade, international migration, foreign direct investment

  • Jim Lambright

    Jim Lambright

    Professor of Practice

    Research Fields: business, energy policy, global finance

  • Munseob Lee

    Munseob Lee

    Assistant Professor

    Research Fields: macroeconomics, growth and development, firm dynamics, Korea

  • Natalia Ramondo

    Natalia Ramondo

    Associate Professor

    Research Fields: international trade, multinational firms, global supply chains

Related Research Centers and Programs

  • 21st Century China Center

    21st Century China Center

    Aiming to deepen public knowledge and understanding of contemporary China and strengthen U.S.-China relations, this center promotes active discourse on China’s domestic evolution and its international engagement.
  • Center on Global Transformation

    Center on Global Transformation

    Examining central questions about economic growth, equality and market change in the Pacific, this center brings together the worlds of academic inquiry and policy analysis.
  • Center for Commerce and Diplomacy

    For the advancement of worldwide peace and prosperity, our mission is to produce high-quality research that informs government and business leaders about the challenges and institutions of international commercial diplomacy in a changing world. Launching in late 2019. 

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