The Impact of International Trade and Investment on South Carolina: Implications for
Small and Medium-Sized Firms in the Era of Coronavirus
Part of COVID-19: Managerial Insights: Supporting Businesses During an Uncertain Time
Monday, June 15, at 3 p.m.
Gerald McDermott, Professor of International Business in the Sonoco International Business Department
and the Folks Center for International Business, will be leading the discussion. Key
The impact of changing international trade and investment in South Carolina, with
an emphasis on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs); 84% of exporters are SMEs
How S.C. firms can improve their international competitiveness and take advantage
of their international ties during these uncertain times
International business faculty’s research wins award
Assistant professor Michael Murphree and his colleague won the Emerging Scholar in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award
for their field research in Dongguan, China, from 2015 to 2018 exploring the growth
and performance of small manufacturing firms.
Rebuilding institutional capacity: the core solution to the COVID-19 crisis
International business professor Gerald McDermott and his colleague from the Emory University political science department have suggestions
for how the United States can begin to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. McDermott
is also the faculty director for the Folks Center for International Business.