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Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) hosts 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 one of the world's top trade geeks.

Location:

Washington DC, DC

Description:

Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) hosts 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 one of the world's top trade geeks.

Language:

English

Contact:

202328900


Episodes

175. The dreaded WTO ruling on Trump’s national security tariffs

1/22/2023
The WTO ruled against Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs, dragging the organization into thorny national security issues.

Duration:00:54:33

174. The incredible rise of Chinese fintech

12/18/2022
New super apps and other internet-enabled technologies have transformed China’s financial sector, with global implications, says Martin Chorzempa.

Duration:00:27:56

173: Did Britain’s slave trade help drive its industrial revolution?

12/8/2022
New research reveals how Britain’s economy benefited from the brutal transatlantic slave trade and its slave holdings.

Duration:00:26:56

172. Peru’s “China shock”: Surprising turns and the women left behind

11/21/2022
A flood of imports from China had an unexpected impact on the Peruvian clothing industry while discouraging Peru’s women workers.

Duration:00:39:17

171. What makes a supply chain resilient

11/15/2022
New research examining India’s pandemic lockdowns sheds light on which supply chains stuck together, which broke apart, and why.

Duration:00:37:27

170. National security, semiconductors, and the US move to cut off China

11/2/2022
The history behind the sudden US ban on certain exports to China, and how the policy affects the global semiconductor supply chain.

Duration:00:45:16

169. Taiwan’s risky trade opening and how it paid off

10/25/2022
In the 1950s, Taiwan was the first poor economy to experiment with trade reform. How its success changed the course of history for others.

Duration:00:31:27

168. Did Trump’s trade war make China more protectionist?

10/10/2022
Why it matters that Chinese public opinion toward trade and technology may have changed in response to US policy.

Duration:00:23:03

167. Will new US tax credits remake electric vehicle supply chains?

10/3/2022
America’s new EV subsidies have some carmakers upset. Others are head scratching. Can supply chains diversify away from China?

Duration:00:29:47

166. Biden’s new Indo-Pacific talks vs. TPP

9/21/2022
America’s last attempt at trade talks with countries in the region ended badly. How Biden’s IPEF approach is different.

Duration:00:44:51

165. The global minimum tax got left behind. What’s next?

9/5/2022
The Inflation Reduction Act omits the key global minimum corporate tax agreed to by over 135 countries. Will cooperation still happen?

Duration:00:46:21

164. Why a notorious banana company spared workers in Costa Rica

7/26/2022
For decades, United Fruit Company exploited banana workers across its Latin American plantations, except in Costa Rica. Why?

Duration:00:38:45

163. How poorer Americans ended up paying for US tariffs.

7/19/2022
From fashion to forks to fishing reels, how US trade negotiations starting in the 1930s resulted in regressive import duties today.

Duration:00:37:47

162. Poor countries could once enforce WTO trade. That is now at risk.

7/4/2022
The Advisory Centre on WTO Law made trade enforcement possible for poor countries. The Appellate Body crisis put that under threat.

Duration:00:39:55

161. Why sharing patents for COVID-19 medicines is not enough

6/26/2022
Despite the Medicines Patent Pool, COVID-19 treatments remain scarce globally. Prashant Yadav explains what more is needed.

Duration:00:42:00

160. How Putin’s war could disrupt global food supplies

3/15/2022
Joe Glauber explains the humanitarian crisis that looms if war cuts wheat exports from Ukraine and Russia. Soumaya Keynes says goodbye.

Duration:00:30:57

159. How Biden and Europe settled Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs

11/7/2021
After years of dispute, the EU agreed to stop retaliating and to limit exports if the US lifted Trump’s national security tariffs.

Duration:00:22:48

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:00:45:12

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:00:40:38

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:00:43:41