Toyota, a Global Trade Success Story

  • By Josh Green
  • · December 23, 2008
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Toyota made headlines today by announcing its first loss in 70 years.  Check out the New York Times and Wall Street Journal stories. Certainly this is a remarkable story that demonstrates just how pervasive the effects of the economic downturn really are.  But this story reminded me of the brighter side of global trade.  Global […]

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The Macroeconomics of Information and Attention

  • By James Psota
  • · December 16, 2008
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In the months ahead, we’ll be featuring guest bloggers on the Panjiva Blog.  First up is Daniel Tunkelang, a member of Panjiva‘s Technology Advisory Board.  Daniel is the Chief Scientist and a co-founder of Endeca. Daniel studied computer science and math, obtaining undergraduate degrees from MIT, and a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University. Daniel is […]

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Panjiva In The News

  • By Josh Green
  • · December 15, 2008
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A week ago, Panjiva released data showing that the economic downturn is decimating suppliers around the world, and we introduced new tools to help companies cope with the associated risk.  We appreciate the interest so many people have shown (see links to some of the coverage below).  We’ll be back with much more in Q1.  […]

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Is It Just China?

  • By Josh Green
  • · December 10, 2008
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On Monday, we released data showing the extent to which the economic downturn is decimating the global supply base.  Specifically, our analysis showed that there are fewer suppliers actively serving the U.S. market, and, of those that are active, many have suffered an alarming decline in the volume shipped to U.S. customers. We’ve received questions […]

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The Panjiva Watch List & The Panjiva Pain Index

  • By Josh Green
  • · December 8, 2008
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To get a sense of the impact of the economic downturn on global suppliers, the Panjiva research team took a look at the shipment data that we track, clean, and analyze on a continual basis using our proprietary algorithms.  The data suggest that the economic downturn is decimating suppliers.  Consider what we found in the […]

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