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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

126. COVID-19 and Trade: Stories from the Data

3/27/2020
How companies are coping (or not) with the massive disruption in global trade flows due to COVID-19.

125. Coronavirus and Trade Restrictions

3/14/2020
Countries try to beat COVID-19 by limiting exports of medical supplies and cutting tariffs.

124. Is Trade Bad for Women?

3/5/2020
Does globalization contribute to the gender wage gap? Beata Javorcik joins to explain one overlooked channel.

123. Coronavirus: From Quarantine to Trade

2/28/2020
Simon Rabinovitch joins from China to discuss the economic, trade, and supply chain implications of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

122. Tariffs, Protests and Wine

2/23/2020
A Washington protest march and the wine industry illustrate the impact of US tariffs on American small businesses.

121. Can Infant Industry Protection Work? Evidence from Napoleon

2/12/2020
How the Napoleonic Blockade helps economists see whether temporary protection from trade can further industrial development.

120. Extreme Trade: The Rise and Fall of Glasgow’s Shipbuilding

1/31/2020
What is the Glasgow effect? Richard Davies explains, and tells the gripping economic story of the Scottish city’s boom and bust.

119. Stock Markets, the Economy, and Trump’s Trade Policy Uncertainty

1/26/2020
Nick Bloom joins to discuss policy uncertainty under President Trump and implications for the economy and stock market.

118. Ins and Outs of the US-China Phase-One Trade Deal

1/18/2020
Two former and longtime USTR negotiators join to explain the details of the new US-China trade agreement.

117. Trump’s Import Tariffs Have Hurt US Exports

1/8/2020
New evidence reveals Trump’s import tariffs are contributing to the recent slowdown in US exports.

116. Fish Subsidies. What’s the Catch?

12/30/2019
Why is the WTO struggling to negotiate limits to fisheries subsidies? As always, it's complicated.

115. The Trade War and US Elections

12/20/2019
New research shows how Trump’s trade war may have cost Republican seats in the 2018 election for the US House of Representatives.

114: US and China Announce a Phase-One Deal

12/16/2019
Trump’s USTR provides some details of what has been agreed, including tariff cuts, purchases and structural reforms.

113: How and Why Congressional Democrats Tweaked the USMCA

12/14/2019
USMCA gets one step closer after Congressional Democrats, organized labor, the Trump administration, and Mexico strike a deal.

112: Forensic Subsidies Detectives and Trade Disputes

12/9/2019
Government subsidies are a key battle area in today’s trade disputes. The OECD has a new way to track them down.

111: Trade Policy Under Trump

11/25/2019
A former senior Trump trade official shares his take on US policy toward China, the EU and the WTO.

110: Will 3D Printing Increase Trade? Hear All About It

11/12/2019
New evidence from the hearing aid industry on whether 3D printing will eliminate the need for trade.

109: A Different US-China Fight Hits the Headlines

11/5/2019
The WTO authorizes China to retaliate against US exports. The timing bodes poorly for an Appellate Body already under stress.

108: Making Services Trade Great

11/1/2019
Services trade gets no respect. The release of the WTO’s World Trade Report 2019 gave us a chance to fix that.

107: Bombed Embassies and Document Leaks – How China Got into the WTO

10/24/2019
Was letting China join the WTO a mistake? Paul Blustein describes fraught negotiations with America that culminated in its entry.