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The Butterfly Effect - EconVue Mexico Report

Chicago and Mexico are inextricably intertwined on multiple levels. The Midwest has structural similarities to the Mexican economy, especially in terms of the dominance of its manufacturing sector. Chicago has the largest Mexican-American population in the country outside of Los Angeles, more than three quarters of a million people. We even share a connection in the natural world. This is the season when a kaleidoscope of Monarch butterflies swarm through Chicago, on their way to spend the winter in Mexico.

Hale Podcast: The Coming Customer Revolution in Health Care

Episode 06_20191001_David Johnson.mp3

Hale Podcast: Kathryn Ibata-Arens on Technonationalism

EconVue interviews Kathryn Ibata-Arens, Vincent de Paul Professor of Political Science & Director of the Global Asian Studies Program at DePaul University.  Her new book has just been published by Stanford Press: Beyond Technonationalism, Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia.

Hale Podcast: Venezuela: Lawyers, Guns & Money with Nikolai Tagarov

https://soundcloud.com/user-25462848/episode-04-20190819-nikolai-tagarov. 

Currency Wars: Back to the Future

The Trump administration’s zero-sum approach to international relations is now spilling over from trade to currency wars.  After spending the best part of his 2016 campaign and the first three years of his presidency railing against foreign countries taking advantage of the United States on trade, Trump and his administration have started complaining in the past few months about currency manipulation.  In doing so, it is bringing us back to the 1990s, or even the 1930s. 

The Powell Cave-in

Hale Podcast: Dali Yang on China

20190712_DaliYang_v2.mp3

You won't want to miss Prof. Yang's expert analysis of the US-China relationship, and what the future might hold for both sides of this persistent conflict.

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