Scholl Chair in International Business

The Scholl Chair examines critical issues in international trade, governance, competitiveness, and development to find solutions for the challenges of a changing world economy

The Scholl Chair examines critical issues in the global political economy including international trade, governance, competitiveness, development and meeting the challenges of a changing world economy.

Established in 1981, the Scholl Chair examines the relationship of international trade and investment to economic growth, innovation, and development. In a time of accelerating global integration and financial instability, America’s role on the world stage is influenced by its ability to effectively integrate trade and international economic objectives into its broader foreign policy.


Bill's Columns

Every week, Bill Reinsch writes short commentaries on recent trade policy developments. Read his columns here.

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William Alan Reinsch

William Alan Reinsch

William Alan Reinsch



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Friendshoring the Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chain

This latest CSIS report outlines the technical details behind the processing and refining stages of the lithium-ion battery supply chain, and how U.S. government policies are impacting friendshoring efforts in the sector.  

Report by William Alan Reinsch, Meredith Broadbent, Thibault Denamiel, and Elias Shammas — April 1, 2024

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Photo: China Photos/Getty Images

Investment in China

Foreign direct investment in China has fallen to a 30-year low. Is this a trend or a blip, and what's causing it?

Commentary by William Alan Reinsch — April 8, 2024

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