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Trade Talks

Summary: 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.

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Podcasts:

 80: Zeroing: The Biggest WTO Threat You’ve Never Heard Of (#45) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown explain how a tiny part of US antidumping tariff calculations threatens the entire trading system.

 79: A President Explains Mexican Trade | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Ernesto Zedillo joins to discuss 40 years of Mexico’s trade, the impact of import substitution policies, NAFTA, and the USMCA.

 78: Trade Talks Does Its Taxes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Kimberly Clausing joins Keynes and Bown to discuss today’s economic and policy challenges in taxing multinational companies.

 77: Happy Tariffversary | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown discuss new research on the economics and politics behind President Trump’s tariffs and the resulting retaliation.

 76: Trump versus India: Fighting over Which Poor Countries Are Special | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

The Trump administration pulled India and Turkey from the US Generalized System of Preference, a program that offers zero tariffs to imports from poor countries. Keynes and Bown explain the decision and how it fits into a broader battle between rich and poor countries around special and differential treatment and how it is holding up progress on WTO negotiations.

 75: A US-China Farm Subsidy Fight at the WTO | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Not to be overshadowed by the Trump-China trade war, the WTO issues an important legal ruling on Chinese subsidies. Soumaya Keynes and Chad Bown describe how the Americans had challenged Chinese payments to farmers of corn, wheat and rice, as well as implications of the WTO ruling for US-China trade relations and the multilateral system.

 74: Trade Talks Tough – Sanctions on North Korea (#14) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown replay their November 2017 interview with Marcus Noland about one of the most closed economies in the world.

 73: Soybeans and the Trade War Fallout | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown explain the upheaval in American and global soybean markets stemming from the US-China trade conflict.

 72: Richard Baldwin on Disruption, Technology and Trade | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Richard Baldwin joins Keynes and Bown to discuss the past and future of globalization, new technologies, and social upheaval.

 71: Money Matters for Trade | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Kalina Manova joins Keynes and Bown to discuss how companies’ ability to borrow affects trade.

 70: Nicholas Lardy on the Chinese Economy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Nicholas Lardy joins Keynes and Bown to discuss the changing role of the state and private firms in China’s economic development.

 70: Nicholas Lardy on the Chinese Economy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Soumaya Keynes and Chad Bown sit down with Nicholas Lardy (PIIE) to talk about his new book The State Strikes Back: The End of Economic Reform in China? They discuss the evolution of Chinese economic development since 1978, the role of the private sector, the resurgence of state-owned enterprises under President Xi, and why reform today is so hard.

 69: Slowbalization | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown discuss what is behind the slowdown of global trade, supply chain expansion, and international commerce.

 69: Slowbalization | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Soumaya Keynes and Chad Bown discuss forces working to slow the pace of globalization. Patrick Foulis (The Economist) joins from Davos, Robert Johnson from the University of Notre Dame and finally Susan Lund of the McKinsey Global Institute from Washington, DC. They describe recent trends, their causes and reasons to be worried. Then Chad talks about his research on tariffs.

 68: Brexit Votes for Uncertainty | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown discuss the rocky departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union. Sam Lowe (Centre for European Reform) joins for an update on the latest political developments as Britain approaches the March...

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