Skanda Amarnath is the Executive Director of Employ America, a think tank focused on the labor market and economic policy. He has degrees in Applied Mathematics and Economics from Columbia, and graduated in 2022 with a JD from Columbia Law School. He tweets here.

October 13, 2022


The Geopolitics of Stuff

A discussion on supply chains, commodities, and climate

The material economy is back. Economists and commentators in recent decades had heralded (or lamented) the arrival of an automated, redundant, frictionless system of international commerce. But over the past two years, multiple global crises have exposed the fragile physical…