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By how much do borders impede trade? It has been a major objective of research in international trade to identify the frictions that hinder the integration of markets, and many policymakers across the globe are keen on reducing them.
While much attention has been focused on international borders, research has found domestic border effects as well. For example, research found that after controlling for economic size, distance and a number of additional determinants, trade within individual US states is significantly larger than trade between US states. Similarly, research finds that domestic trade within the average EU country is about ten times larger than trade with another EU country.
How do we look at our trade relations now? As we have physical limitations, yet fast growing digital explorations?
We Wonder How?
Annemieke Broesterhuizen – Manager International Entrepreneurship RVO
Suzanne Haeck – Director MaximaVida
Lotte Leufkens – Founder CloudCuddle
“We need to organise our work better ánd smarter” says Martine Meijburg. Meijburg founded Second Degree in 2013; the first LinkedIn marketing agency (worldwide). A success, as the agency became one of the fastest growing companies in the Netherlands (Silver FD Gazellen Award in 2016), servicing clients such as Philips, KLM and Microsoft.
Martine is an author, public speaker and was listed in The Next Women 100 in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and the Adformatie100 in 2017. She shares with us her experiences as an entrepreneur and member of The Next Women.
She got into the world of recruitment because she showed talent for it and acted on that: at TNW we love playing out your strengths. Now, with her own company and being a mother of two, Dayanara Vonk Ilaria reflects on her journey: “Leadership really is learning how you can influence yourself.”