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COVID-19: Developing Economic Recovery Scenarios for Hawaii

By Carl Bonham, Peter Fuleky, and Byron Gangnes A significant part of Hawaii’s economy has …

UH News: UHERO fills critical need, especially during crisis

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Tap Fed Lending Facilities to Support Local Economy

By Carl Bonham, Byron Gangnes, Sumner LaCroix, and James Mak The State and counties are …

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Interim Forecast Update: Hawaii’s Economy is Shut Down to Deal with COVID-19

This is UHERO’s second interim forecast update to address dramatic recent developments associated with the …

Interim Forecast Update: COVID-19 Will Impose Significant Economic Impacts in Hawaii

The spread of the novel coronavirus and recent visitor falloff lead us to lower sharply …

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Tariff Peril

By Byron Gangnes, Peter Fuleky, and Carl Bonham In a Sunday Tweet, President Trump threatened …

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What will we get with Trump?

By Byron Gangnes The unexpected election of Donald Trump has thrown a monkey wrench into …

Global Value Chains and Changing Trade Elasticities

The trade collapse of 2008-2009 and the anemic trade growth since then raise the question …

Global Value Chains and Trade Elasticities

Previous studies have argued that global value chains (GVCs) have increased the sensitivity of trade …