The pandemic has exposed raw inequality and devastated entire industries. But business leaders from the region, in a panel discussion organized by Northeastern’s Young Global Leaders, expressed optimism that Latin America may one day compete on a global scale, and even pose a threat to China as a wordwide trading partner.
The Trump administration last week imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea. Will they be effective? We asked associate professor of economics Jun Ma to explain how sanctions work and what they could mean for North Korea and the global economy. He says these measures aren’t too common nowadays, given the trend toward a more globalized economy.