With its energy-intensive production practices and competition from international producers, the U.S. aluminum industry is extremely vulnerable to international competition, recently noted Ian Sheldon in a policy brief highlighting new research from Ohio State’s Andersons Program in International Trade on the North American aluminum industry and how carbon taxes may impact it.
Ian Sheldon, Ohio State's Andersons Professor of International Trade, recently organized and sponsored the theme day for the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium's (IATRC) 2014 annual meeting in San Diego, California. The day focused on “Food and Resources: Conflict and Trade."
Ian Sheldon, AEDE's Andersons Professor of International Trade, recently spoke to the communications team in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences regarding how international trade impacts global food security. “We, as food trade economists, believe that open international trade helps global food security, not hurt it,” said Sheldon.
AEDE's Elena Irwin and Ian Sheldon participated in a panel discussion with economist Jeffrey D. Sachs during the Ohio State University Provost’s Discovery Themes Lecturer Program and COMPAS (Conversations on Morality, Politics, and Society) conference on April 4th. They shared their thoughts on sustainable development at the special event, which more than 1,000 people attended.
AEDE's Elena Irwin and Ian Sheldon will discuss sustainable development at a panel discussion with Jeffrey Sachs April 4 during the annual Ohio State University Provost’s Discovery Themes Lecturer Program and COMPAS (Conversations on Morality, Politics, and Society) conference. The event is free and open to the public.
Will the Chinese economy, which has seen a rise in workers’ wages by nearly 14 percent per year over the last decade, soon lose its competitive edge in the global economy? Ian Sheldon, Ohio State's Andersons Professor of International Trade, addressed this question in a briefing Nov. 25 to Ohio policymakers.
This year AEDE welcomes Dr. Mauricio Vaz Lobo Bittencourt as a visiting professor to the department. Bittencourt comes to AEDE from his home country of Brazil, where he is a full professor in the Department of Economics at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR).