A six-part webinar series by the Yeutter Institute
International Trade: Measuring and Managing Risk and Uncertainty
September 14 - October 9, 2020
Recent shocks, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S.-China trade war, and the collapse of the World Trade Organization Appellate Body, have resulted in new risks to supply chains and the multilateral trading system. This six-part webinar series, supported by the CME Group Foundation, will examine how to interpret these risks and explore ways to manage them in order to move the system toward a better, more secure future.
This event is approved for Continuing Legal Education credits.Learn more
public policy paper
New Report Explores Nebraskans’ Views on Foreign Affairs
A joint publication of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the University of Nebraska
Nebraskans across the state in rural and urban areas alike said international trade is the top U.S. foreign policy area that impacts the state, their communities and their ability to earn a living, with immigration policy a close second.Learn more
U.S. small businesses are major beneficiaries of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), a U.S. program that allows eligible developing countries to export certain products to the U.S. duty-free to spur economic growth in those countries. The program expires on December 31, 2020. Dan Anthony of The Trade Partnership and Coalition for GSP discusses the rationale for GSP, the issues at hand for Congress, and what’s at stake if it expires.
About the Yeutter Institute
The vision of University of Nebraska alumnus and renowned trade expert Clayton Yeutter, the Yeutter Institute connects academic disciplines related to law, business and agriculture to prepare students for leadership roles in international trade and finance, support interdisciplinary research and increase public understanding of these issues.
Historical photos courtesy of the Clayton K. Yeutter, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Papers, Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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Trade Policy Conversation Starters
The briefing paper series provides concise primers on new and emerging trade policy issues of relevance to Nebraska and beyond. Authored by undergraduate students, each paper considers a current trade policy question and offers background and analysis intended to spur further discussion, inquiry, and research.Read the Briefs