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Sustainability Stars: Betty Yee

By Marsha J. Vande Berg

EconVue Spotlight - Operation Warp Speed October 31, 2020

Halloween weekend seems a good time to try to look past fears about the US elections to the lingering challenges that continue to haunt the global economy. As COVID cases accelerate, the hope that this disease would burn itself out has vanished, and a lasting economic recovery seems to hinge on finding a vaccine.  Beyond distribution, costs, vaccine reticence, and logistics, what are the hurdles we face once a preventative inoculation has been found?  

Stop Worrying About ACA Repeal: It’s Not Going to Happen (Part A)

Co-authored with Matt Dumas. Matt is the Founder and Managing Partner of Chasm Partners, a retained executive search firm focused on the healthcare technology and services space.

Part B of the article can be found here.

Continuing Job Losses in Swing States May Seal Trump’s Fate

This article originally appeared in Washington Monthly.

China's Advance in the Caribbean

In a new Latin American Program report, Professor R. Evan Ellis details how China is expanding its presence in the strategically important Caribbean, through infrastructure investment, COVID-19 aid, and security sector assistance.  

Remarks: Canada, The Americas and the Global Economy: Investing in an interconnected world - October 14, 2020

The annual Global Macro Conference sponsored and organized by the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) and Scotiabank’s Global Capital Markets - October 13-14, 2020

My remarks on the Oct. 14 Pension CIO panel follow.* 

Election Year 2020: Bidenomics vs Trumponomics


The striking differences between the plans for the US economy of President Donald Trump and his challenger, former vice president Joe Biden, are being pushed off center stage by the theatrics of a willful, unpredictable White House incumbent in the midst of a suddenly very challenging campaign. 

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