Posts Tagged with “Raymond Fogarty”

Fighting flight of jobs overseas

July 7th, 2012

Raymond W. Fogarty, director of the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, tells the Providence Business News that American jobs once shipped overseas are now returning to Rhode Island because local companies are now able to better compete with their foreign counterparts with improved, cheaper products.

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R.I. renewal starts with manufacturing and exports

June 7th, 2010

In this Providence Business News opinion piece co-written by Ray Fogarty, director of Bryant's Chafee Center for International Business, the authors note that American products and services "are still the most respected in the world" and that Rhode Island has untapped opportunities to advance manufacturing and exporting as avenues for economic recovery.

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A look at U.S. manufacturing trends and global trade

June 2nd, 2010

Ray Fogarty, director of Bryant University's Chafee Center for International Business, discusses national manufacturing trends, global trade, and the University's 25th annual World Trade Day on WJAR's "Business Talk" segment.

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Scrap gives a boost to R.I. sales

May 16th, 2010

Rhode Island has posted a nearly 45 percent increase in the value of what it is shipping overseas in the first two months of the year compared with the same period in 2009 - a growth rate that's fourth-best among the 50 states. Ray Fogarty, director of the John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant, offers his perspective on what's behind the growth.

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Expertise is among R.I.’s most promising exports

May 16th, 2010

There is a growing recognition that Rhode Island's knowledge economy is reshaping the traditional definition of what exports are. Expertise is part of this knowledge economy and, according to Ray Fogarty, director of the John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant, is one of Rhode Island's most promising exports is expertise. He and Gerald Cohen, trade specialist at the Chafee Center, discuss this aspect with the Providence Business News.

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Economists say R.I. not poised for swift recovery

February 14th, 2010

The state's business regulatory system is "out of control," Raymond Fogarty, director of Bryant's Chafee Center for International Business, tells the Providence Journal. "It's difficult to work with, it's costly, and sometimes it doesn't even improve health and safety the way it's tasked to do."

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