He helped expand the Japanese capital market in the 1980s to Canadian governments, corporations, utilities and banks. In the early 1990s he argued widely in the United States and Canadian press against the economic feasibility of Quebec"s separation from Canada, particularly in a series of opinion articles in The Wall Street Journal. He coined the term "the internet economy" in a Wall Street Journal opinion article by that title in 1996.
In the later 1990s he published articles in the general and trade press against restructuring the wholesale electric industry into a centralized spot market.
Blohm has since helped the North American Electric Reliability Council develop risk-based standards for reliably operating and planning the electric system in a competitive market.