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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:

 58: Woodward. Trump. Fear. Trade Is Bad. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown talk with best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Bob Woodward about his latest book Fear: Trump in the White House. From snatching trade agreement withdrawal letters off the president’s desk to...

 58: Woodward. Trump. Fear. Trade Is Bad. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Keynes and Bown talk with best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Bob Woodward about his latest book Fear: Trump in the White House. From snatching trade agreement withdrawal letters off the president's desk to impromptu Oval Office meetings with steel company CEOs, Woodward's reporting helps shed light on whether this White House has a trade policy strategy or is simply lurching from one set of tariffs to another.

 57: It’s Fun to Discuss the USMCA—the New NAFTA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown describe key elements of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, announced on October 1, 2018. Beneath the spin, they analyze what the deal really does, including where new market access has been...

 57: It's Fun to Discuss the USMCA--the New NAFTA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Keynes and Bown describe key elements of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, announced on October 1, 2018. Beneath the spin, they analyze what the deal really does, including where new market access has been granted, and where new rules have been written. Will the new deal generate American jobs in car manufacturing? Will it strengthen Mexico's labor standards? Will it stop Canada from signing a future trade deal with China?

 56: Do You Like Trade? Tariffs? Trade Deals? China? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown speak with Bruce Stokes (Pew Research Center) about recent poll results on public attitudes toward trade. They discuss how Americans feel about trade and trade agreements, China, differences between self-identified Democrats and...

 56: Do You Like Trade? Tariffs? Trade Deals? China? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Keynes and Bown speak with Bruce Stokes (Pew Research Center) about recent poll results on public attitudes toward trade. They discuss how Americans feel about trade and trade agreements, China, differences between self-identified Democrats and Republicans, as well as attitudes in other countries toward the United States.

 55: Is India a Trade Troublemaker? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown speak with Arvind Subramanian (PIIE, Harvard Kennedy School) about the massive changes in India’s trade policy since the 1980s. They examine the scope and impact of India’s trade liberalization; the importance of...

 55: Is India a Trade Troublemaker? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Keynes and Bown speak with Arvind Subramanian (PIIE, Harvard Kennedy School) about the massive changes in India's trade policy since the 1980s. They examine the scope and impact of India's trade liberalization; the importance of its manufacturing, agriculture, and services trade; its controversies within the WTO, and its own complex relationship with China. They also discuss Arvind's time as chief economic adviser to the government of India and some of the challenges now confronting the country.

 54: Can Trump Withdraw from Trade Deals? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown examine the legal arguments surrounding President Trump’s threats to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and World Trade Organization. They speak with legal experts Gary Hufbauer (PIIE), Rachel Brewster (Duke...

 54: Can Trump Withdraw from Trade Deals? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Keynes and Bown examine the legal arguments surrounding President Trump's threats to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and World Trade Organization. They speak with legal experts Gary Hufbauer (PIIE), Rachel Brewster (Duke Law School), and Joel Trachtman (Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy) about what constitutional arguments and legal precedent might—and might not—constrain a president from taking such an action without the approval of Congress.

 53: Oh NAFTA–It’s Canada’s Turn | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown examine critical economic issues caught up in Canada’s talks with the Trump administration over the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. They speak with Meredith Lilly (Carleton University) and Madelaine...

 53: Oh NAFTA--It's Canada's Turn | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Keynes and Bown examine critical economic issues caught up in Canada's talks with the Trump administration over the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. They speak with Meredith Lilly (Carleton University) and Madelaine Drohan (The Economist) about Canada's dairy supply management system, requests for cultural exemptions, protection of intellectual property for biologics, demands to retain Chapter 19, and attempts at export diversification in light of costs to being dependent on an unreliable US market.

 52: NAFTA “Deal Fever” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown examine the still murky details on autos and a potential sunset clause for the Mexico-United States trade agreement—which the Trump administration says is designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement...

 52: NAFTA "Deal Fever" | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Keynes and Bown examine the still murky details on autos and a potential sunset clause for the Mexico-United States trade agreement—which the Trump administration says is designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). They also discuss what's next for the negotiations with Canada as well as how economists would evaluate whether any final deal is actually a good one.

 51: Trade at the White House in Not So Normal Times | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown have a conversation with Jason Furman (PIIE, Harvard Kennedy School)—a former senior economic adviser of the Obama administration—about American economic policy. They ask Furman about economic and trade policy during the Great...

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