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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

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.

138. Trade and the worst financial crisis of the century—in 1866

9/11/2020
London’s central role in 19th century trade finance meant that its bank failure had effects for decades.

Duration:00:18:44

137. Imbalances, Inequality, and Trade

8/31/2020
China, the US and Germany each suffer from inequality and trade imbalances. Their linkages, and how policymakers try to fix them.

Duration:00:36:44

136. Vaccine economics, and why we need trade to end the pandemic

8/13/2020
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala explains one way to solve the economic problem of how to manufacture and globally distribute a vaccine.

Duration:00:23:06

135. All you need to know about the race to lead the WTO

7/28/2020
What people want from the next leader of the World Trade Organization.

Duration:00:30:25

134. Opportunities and setbacks for Black workers in the 20th century

7/10/2020
Economic gains for America’s Black workers stalled in the 1970s. The role of migration, policy and trade.

Duration:00:35:29

133. How one man and some metal boxes revolutionized global trade

6/29/2020
Malcom McLean spurred containerized shipping in the 1950s. The impact on people, ports, cities and, of course, trade, was massive.

Duration:00:57:37