The shipping revolution and its implications: why the old manufacturing jobs are not coming back

International trade and the decline in manufacturing jobs were among the topics referred to in the last election. But, how well do we understand the underlying dynamics? Ninety percent of international trade is done through ships.

Russell Williams, Associate Professor of Economics will discuss three key changes in technology that are shaping the shipping trade.

Thursday, April 13, 2017
12:30 p.m.
President’s Dining Room

 All are welcome to attend.