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The Future of Business Services Trade

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June 11, 2020, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM CDT
Business Bites Expert Insights Over Lunch

Business Bites Webinar: THE FUTURE OF BUSINESS SERVICES TRADE

With 71% of American employment stemming from services provision, the U.S. focus on leveraging opportunities to export services is an understandable path for expansion and growth. But, where there are opportunities to export services, there are also threats to domestic service providers through import competition. Join Kristie Briggs, PhD, associate professor of economics in examining the recent trends in U.S. trade of services and the opportunities, threats and barriers that currently exist for service-providing businesses.

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This is a free webinar. To attend, please sign up.

Audience

Economists, business leaders and anyone interested in business services trade

Developed in partnership with the Greater Omaha ChamberBusiness Bites is a series of quick, free lunchtime webinars from the experts at Creighton University’s Heider College of Business. Join them as they share insights relevant to our times.

PRESENTER BIOGRAPHY

Kristie Briggs

Kristie Briggs, PhD, is an associate professor of economics and the program director for the Doctorate in Business Administration program at Creighton University. She received her PhD in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with fields of specialization in international trade, economic development, and the economics of innovation and intellectual property rights. Over her career, Briggs has published in journals such as Southern Economic Journal, Research Policy, and Applied Economics, and she has given numerous presentations, including being an invited speaker at the U.S. Department of the State.