Washington Post
| by Rachel Siegel

Wadsworth Professor of Economics Michael Donihue ’79, who served at the president’s Council of Economic Advisors in a prior administration, provided economic data about the scale of the lobster industry in Maine for a Nov. 1 Washington Post business article headlined “Lobster on the Line: China loves Maine lobster, but Trump’s trade war means Canada is filling the demand.” The article reports that Donihue’s data show that the “economic impact of just the lobster distribution supply chain exceeds $1 billion each year—or at least 1.6 percent of Maine’s GDP.”

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