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UC San Diego Again Rated No. 1 “Golden Age” University in the World
July 2, 2019 | By Christine Clark | UC San Diego News
New list ranks world’s best institutions founded mid-century–an era when there was rapid university expansion and increased investment in research. The Center for Commerce and Diplomacy is cited.

UC San Diego’s New Multi-Continental Partnership to Usher in Next Generation of Economic Diplomats
March 11, 2019 | By Christine Clark | UC San Diego News
The School of Global Policy and Strategy joins forces with Paris School of International Affairs (Sciences Po), the Graduate School of International Studies in Seoul, Korea, and HEC Montreal for launch of new program. CCD Director Renee Bowen discusses how although economic diplomacy is not an entirely new field of study, it is more relevant now than ever as the legitimacy and inclusiveness of global economic institutions have been called into question by rising populist movements in both Europe and the U.S.

UCSD partners with foreign universities to train global economic policymakers
Feb. 27, 2019 | The San Diego Union-Tribune
CCD Director Renee Bowen cited in an article that discussed how UC San Diego has struck an education partnership with several elite foreign universities meant to help make the school as well known in economic policy as Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Rafael and Marina Pastor Help Shape Faculty Excellence with a $1 Million Gift
Nov. 27, 2019 | By Melinda Battenberg | UC San Diego News
A donation, which will support the Rady School of Management and School of Global Policy and Strategy, will be matched by Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship Challenge. CCD Director Renee Bowen is awarded the first fellowship at GPS.

Press Clips

New tariffs could soon have your wine costing double
Jan. 15, 2020, Marc Muendler quoted in CBS News 8/KFMB-TV

2019 Year in Review at GPS
Dec. 17, 2019, (video)

Dec. 10, 2019, Renee Bowen interviewed on 89.3 KPCC (01:04 audio)

The Politics of Manufacturing Decline
Jul. 30, 2019, Lawerence Broz authored for ECONOFACT

How Tariffs Could Impact Your Home Renovation
May 20, 2019, Renee Bowen interviewed by The Wall Street Journal (video)

Pay politicians £500,000 each per year and maybe we'd get better quality MPs
Mar. 5, 2019, Renee Bowen cited in City A.M.

UC San Diego's new partnership to usher in next generation of economic diplomats
Mar. 11, 2019, Renee Bowen quoted in San Diego Community News

Looking for podcasts, blogs and sites discussing trade and diplomacy? We recommend these sites:

Trade & Investment Policy Watch at the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Trade Talks at the Peterson Institute for International Economics