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Chinese steel: Talking trade policy with Duke University expert Lukas Brun

September 09, 2016   |   Roger DuPuis, Lukas Brun   |   Central Penn Business Journal
Duke researcher Lukas Brun is interviewed about how U.S. and international officials should engage China on questions related to its steel industry.
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G-20 Leaders Back Forum To Address Steel Overcapacity

September 09, 2016   |   Engineering News-Record
News story related to the G20 and China’s steel production quotes Duke CGGC research and highlights the study’s statistics.
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How China is exporting unemployment

September 08, 2016   |   Scott Paul   |   CNBC
CNBC contributor references Duke CGGC study on China’s steel production.
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Here’s How America Can Solve Its Steel Crisis

September 05, 2016   |   Leo Gerard    |   Huffington Post
Duke CGGC’s study entitled “Overcapacity in Steel, China’s Role in a Global Problem” is highlighted in a post about the economic ramifications of China’s steel production.
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New reports show how hot North Carolina\'s solar-power industry has gotten

March 04, 2015   |   John Downey   |   Charlotte Business Journal
A spate of recent reports paint a glowing picture of North Carolina\'s burgeoning solar industry.
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Report: N.C. a shining light for solar industry

February 20, 2015   |   Jason deBruyn   |   Charlotte Business Journal
North Carolina, which had almost no large-scale solar energy seven years ago, now ranks first in the Southeast and fourth in the nation in solar energy capacity, according to a new report from Duke University.
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N.C. ranks No. 1 in South for solar energy capacity

February 20, 2015   |   Jason deBruyn   |   Charlotte Business Journal
North Carolina, which had almost no large-scale solar energy seven years ago, now ranks first in the Southeast and fourth in the nation in solar energy capacity, according to a new report from Duke University.
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North Carolina\'s Future Looks Bright With Solar Energy

February 19, 2015   |   Duke SSRI News
\"North Carolina is in an enviable position when it comes to solar power development,” said the report’s lead author, Lukas Brun, senior research analyst at Duke’s Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC). “From being virtually non-existent in 2008, it is today the South’s leader in solar power. The result has been a growth in companies and employment in the industry, providing wide-spread benefits to the state.\"
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N.C. leads South in solar energy capacity, study finds

February 19, 2015   |   B.J. Drye   |   The Stanly News & Press
North Carolina, which had almost no large-scale solar energy seven years ago, now ranks first in the Southeast and fourth in the nation in solar energy capacity, says a new report from Duke University.
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Infrastructure Investment Creates American Jobs

October 15, 2014   |   Lukas Brun, Jason Jolley, Andrew Hull, Stacey Frederick   |   Alliance for American Manufacturing Press Release
A piecemeal federal policy approach to investing in the nation’s decaying transportation infrastructure has cost America over 900,000 jobs – specifically, more than 97,000 manufacturing jobs – and is creating a significant drag on the economy.
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Coal Use Rising Internationally, Environmentalists Must Shape Its Course

March 27, 2013   |   Dan Vermeer, Josh Seidenfeld   |   The Energy Collective

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New Tool for Cities Hopping on Bus Rapid Transit

July 10, 2012   |   Duke University’s Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC)   |   Press Release
Cash-strapped cities can provide high-quality public transit relatively quickly and affordably by creating “bus rapid transit (BRT),” said researchers at Duke University’s Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC).
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Duke University Bus Rapid Transit seminar focuses on building the industry

March 15, 2012   |   Metro Magazine
Experts from industry and the bus rapid transit (BRT) research community gathered at Duke University on March 8 for a one-day working meeting hosted by the Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness (CGGC). Participants in “BRT in the United States: Building a Business Constituency,” will focus on how to build a bus rapid transit industry as an assertive constituency, similar to those for light rail and high-speed rail.
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Advancing U.S. Competitiveness Means Retooling the Work Force

January 31, 2011   |   Marcy Lowe   |   Atlanta Journal Constitution
What are the implications of a national commitment to invest in our infrastructure and in clean energy to ensure that our country creates the world's best innovators?
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If high-speed rail blossoms, big profits ahead for state firms

June 28, 2010   |   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pennsylvania is poised to reap big economic benefits from the push for a national high-speed passenger rail system, according to a study. The Duke University study said Pennsylvania has the second-most rail manufacturing facilities in the U.S., 26 of them, at a time when the industry expects to grow as a high-speed system takes shape.
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