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Stephen Olson at Chinese Development Institute Conference


 Clyde Prestowitz giving presentation to CDI...


Steve Olson teaching trade negotiations at the Mekong Institute...


Stephen Olson to speak at upcoming workshop organized by the International Institute for Trade and Development on 

"Economics of GMS Agricultural trade in goods and services towards the world market"

Chiangmai, Thailand Sep 8-12.

(06/19/10) Prestowitz Discusses U.S as Buyer of Last Resort in LA Times

U.S. once again cast as world's consumer of last resort

As Europe cuts spending and China ramps up exports, the U.S. is being looked to by trade partners to once again consume. But with U.S. unemployment high and incomes flat, that may spell fresh trouble.
June 19, 2010|By Don Lee, Los Angeles Times

Reporting from Washington ? As Europe cuts spending and China again floods the globe with low-cost goods, Americans are once more being cast as the world's consumers of last resort.

With U.S. unemployment still near 10% and workers' incomes largely flat, that may be a prescription for fresh trouble.

Click Here to read the the post in the Los Angeles Times.

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