Global Economy

The Global Youth Bulge: Challenge and Opportunity

  A young person’s search for the right job has never been easy. However, according to the International Labor Organization, the difficulty for young people to secure decent employment is at a high. This unfortunate reality is a global challenge, and it directly affects American interests.  Young Americans face some of the same challenges as […]

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Global Supply Chains and Women’s Empowerment

In the last twenty years, the growth of international trade has created enormous opportunities for women in developing countries, and with these opportunities have come new challenges. The International Labor Organization found that, in developing countries, from 1995 to 2013, the number of jobs associated with global supply chains increased by over 100 million. Today, […]

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