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A Turning Point for Global Trade

International trade has shaped the world for much of the past century. Countries benefited from the global flow of goods, and the world became richer and safer. At the same time, many Americans lost their jobs to cheaper overseas competitors. Now, a series of compounding challenges, including…

CBE hosting 'Business Bound: From High School to WWU' Oct. 17 2023-10-16
With $3.6M Gift WWU Establishes The Merriman Financial Literacy Program 2023-10-03
Better approaches to being an ally at work

Some three-quarters of workers say they’ve felt excluded at work, according to new global EY …

Steven Globerman: ESG may be a lose-lose for both shareholders and stakeholders

In the roughly five decades following the publication of Milton Friedman’s iconic advocacy of profitability as the single normative goal of managers of public companies…

Meet 2023's Outstanding Graduate Students 2023-07-24
2023 Outstanding Graduates: CBE 2023-06-28
Biden’s Turn Against Trade Makes It Hard to Win Friends

The danger of a major policy change is that, in correcting for past errors, governments commit the opposite ones. The Biden administration is in danger of doing just that with its ambitious new industrial policy. In particular, by rejecting the model of trade negotiations that the United States…

Men Think They Are Strong Workplace Allies. Women Disagree

Headlines about workplace sexism regularly bring us men sharing social media posts and retweets with hashtags like #GenderEquality. Yet, many of their female colleagues read those…

Deanna Kennedy Named the New Dean of Western’s College of Business and Economics 2023-06-08
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