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Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from two of the world's top trade geeks.

Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from two of the world's top trade geeks.

Location:

Washington DC, DC

Description:

Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from two of the world's top trade geeks.

Language:

English

Contact:

202328900


Episodes

158. How America responded to its PPE shortage

10/11/2021
The US reacted to COVID-19 shortfalls of hospital masks, gowns and gloves with unprecedented trade and industrial policy.

Duration:00:41:38

157. Europe’s Trade Policy and Open Strategic Autonomy

9/27/2021
Worried about being bullied by trading partners, the European Union is developing a host of new policy tools.

Duration:00:45:02

156. Tackling climate change with a carbon border adjustment mechanism

7/25/2021
CBAM! The EU proposes phasing out free permits from its emissions trading system and phasing in a carbon tax on some imports.

Duration:00:39:44

155. How trade can break up with paper (it involves blockchain)

6/27/2021
Legally and technologically, paper documents are essential to international trade. How that could change (it involves blockchain).

Duration:00:35:24

154. Global Britain: How’s that going then?

6/17/2021
A beginner's guide to the spat over Brexit’s Northern Ireland Protocol, plus the UK signs a new trade deal with Australia.

Duration:00:24:46

153. Multilateral tax cooperation gets one step closer

6/8/2021
The G7 economies agreed to a potential historic change in how governments tax multinational corporations.

Duration:00:52:26

152. The murky world of export restrictions for COVID-19 vaccines

3/21/2021
COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine inputs are in short supply globally. How the EU, UK, US and India are all limiting exports.

Duration:00:37:33

151. Container shipping costs are through the roof. Who’s paying?

3/15/2021
Companies and regulators have begun to worry about the spike in container shipping costs and pandemic-related trade disruptions.

Duration:00:20:17

150. Is the WTO making it harder to end the pandemic?

2/25/2021
India, South Africa, and more than 50 other countries propose changing WTO rules for vaccines and other medical supplies.

Duration:00:29:28

149. Everyone Loves (or Hates) Buy America

2/3/2021
President Biden’s first trade action was to tighten rules on what imports the US government can buy.

Duration:00:30:33

148. The EU’s new trade policy, with Sabine Weyand of DG Trade

1/17/2021
Sabine Weyand joins to discuss EU trade policy, transatlantic cooperation and conflict, China, forced labor, WTO, climate and more.

Duration:00:46:56

147. What’s in the new EU-UK trade deal? Brexperts explain

1/3/2021
The EU and UK announce their long-awaited trade agreement formalizing Brexit. What is covered, and what is still to be negotiated.

146. Semiconductors and US export bans – from Huawei to SMIC

12/20/2020
How and why the United States is banning exports of semiconductors, software and tools to some of the world’s largest companies.

145. Xinjiang’s forced labor, supply chains, and trade sanctions

12/2/2020
Concerns escalate that forced labor and other crimes against humanity are taking place in Xinjiang, China.

Duration:00:26:19

144. Trade policy transitions, with Ambassador Susan Schwab

11/24/2020
From tariff leverage to trade deals, a former USTR explains how the baton is handed from one American administration to the next.

Duration:00:21:08

143. RCEP – Separating fact from friction

11/18/2020
China, Japan, South Korea and 12 other Asian countries finally signed that mega-trade deal. Here’s what’s in it.

Duration:00:26:52

142. Can Biden Make Trade Boring Again?

11/11/2020
The incoming US administration inherits a big trade agenda. Who will lead it and how much of it will they do?

Duration:00:27:45

141. Britain’s Trade Policy, 1815-2016

10/25/2020
From Corn Laws to Imperial Preferences to joining the EEC, Britain’s current trade policy conundrum has echoes from the past.

Duration:00:28:13

140. Is shipping ship-shape?

10/12/2020
Containerized shipping is an odd business in normal times. What happens when you add a pandemic and a trade war?

Duration:00:28:16

139. How Technology Enabled Trade: Digitization and Offshoring

9/24/2020
At the turn of the century, electronic communication suddenly helped firms fragment production, but only some went overseas.