Updated October 20 at 4:20pm
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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
Rhode Islanders face seven ballot questions this year, and few of them are simple to endorse or reject. Question 1 Does the state need to replace the diminishing asset that is Newport Grand? Absolutely. And the proposal by Twin … more
This fall Bryant University started a new undergraduate program in Zhuhai, China, with the expectation that in four years, 160 Chinese students will graduate in their home country with an undergraduate business degree from Smithfield-based Bryant. … more
The trade deficit unexpectedly widened in October as weaker foreign orders for U.S. goods and services outweighed a cooling in imports. more
About 12 years ago, Bryant University officials began working on developing educational exchanges with China, which was showing signs of explosive economic growth. The school already had made the decision it wanted to have an international … more
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
The U.S. trade gap shrank in September to a seven-month low, reflecting declining purchases of foreign fuel as the world’s largest economy continued its drive toward energy independence. more
Considering the success and renown built by the family company now known as Taco Comfort Solutions, it's perhaps surprising to hear Chairman John Hazen White Jr. say that he's not a businessman. The company's considerable growth, capped by … more
Orders for U.S. durable goods climbed less than forecast in March as demand for capital equipment remained weak, a sign that a diminished growth outlook is impeding investment. more
Despite Leslie Taito's preference "to fly under the radar," her leadership positions put her in the limelight. Since joining Hope Global more than two years ago, Taito has made her mark on the 133-year-old, Cumberland-based manufacturing company … more
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