TCBEED Op-Ed Article Publications

TAMIU's Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development presents our OpEd section. This section is dedicated to publishing OpEds on innovation, economic development, digital transformation, and exponential technologies. It provides a platform for our staff to convey their thoughts and insights on the latest trends and developments in these areas and to engage in meaningful discussions with our wider cross-border community.

We publish these works in progress to increase our knowledge and promote dialogue within Texas A&M International University’s faculty members and Ph.D. students as well as from other invited Universities in the Region, and with members or our communities.

Whether exploring the impact of emerging technologies on society and the economy or analyzing the challenges and opportunities facing local and global businesses, our OpEds provide a diverse and thought-provoking perspective on issues that impact our cross-border region. We invite all students, faculty, researchers, industry professionals, or anyone with a passion for innovation, digital transformation, or economic development to explore this section and join the conversation.

We look forward to engaging with you on these important issues and shaping a brighter future for our cross-border region together.


The responsibility for views expressed in the Op-Eds is entirely that of the authors. Texas A&M International University, the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business, and the Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development take no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any information or data included in these opinion pieces. The opinions expressed in the article do not necessarily reflect the position of Texas A&M International University, the A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business, or the Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development.

Published Op-Ed Articles

Op-Ed Title Author Media Publish Date
From polls to ports: How México’s election could transform trade Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times April 22, 2024
Crossing borders, connecting economies: Port Laredo’s rise as America’s top trade Gateway Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times March 18, 2024
From neighbors to partners: The evolution of U.S.-Mexico trade Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times February 19, 2024
Introducing 'Crossing Paths: Insights into U.S. International Trade' Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times January 29, 2024
Beyond 2023: Innovation and digital transformation as pillars for growth in 2024 Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times December 18, 2023
Bridging the digital divide: Equipping Business School students for the future of work Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times October 2, 2023
Modernizing cross-border trade infrastructure: A North American imperative for growth and security Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times August 14, 2023
The future of cross-border trade: Building an A.I.-centric workforce Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times July 24, 2023
A.I.-Powered Efficiency Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times May 15, 2023
The future is autonomous: How self-driving trucks will revolutionize logistics, supply chain, and transportation sectors Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times April 3, 2023
AI's Impact on Business: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times February 6, 2023
New report measures TAMIU's $365M economic impact on the Webb County economy Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times November 21, 2022
The Physical Internet: A potential game changer for cross-border logistics Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times September 12, 2022
A place-based approach to innnovation can advance the Texas-Mexico region Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times July 11, 2022
The Texas-Mexico border: An economic powerhouse Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times May 9, 2022
Land ports of the future: Where are we heading? Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times March 14, 2022
2022: The tech future is here in Texas Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times / Business Journal January 10, 2022
Let's talk about innovation Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times November 8, 2021
Port Laredo: The Million-Mile Logistechs Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times September 13, 2021
Is Logistics 4.0 the answer to our supply chain woes? Covarrubias Daniel, PhD Laredo Morning Times July 12, 2021