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.
Simon Rabinovitch joins from China to discuss the economic, trade, and supply chain implications of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
A Washington protest march and the wine industry illustrate the impact of US tariffs on American small businesses.
How the Napoleonic Blockade helps economists see whether temporary protection from trade can further industrial development.
What is the Glasgow effect? Richard Davies explains, and tells the gripping economic story of the Scottish city’s boom and bust.
Nick Bloom joins to discuss policy uncertainty under President Trump and implications for the economy and stock market.
Two former and longtime USTR negotiators join to explain the details of the new US-China trade agreement.
New evidence reveals Trump’s import tariffs are contributing to the recent slowdown in US exports.
Why is the WTO struggling to negotiate limits to fisheries subsidies? As always, it's complicated.
New research shows how Trump’s trade war may have cost Republican seats in the 2018 election for the US House of Representatives.
Trump’s USTR provides some details of what has been agreed, including tariff cuts, purchases and structural reforms.
USMCA gets one step closer after Congressional Democrats, organized labor, the Trump administration, and Mexico strike a deal.
Government subsidies are a key battle area in today’s trade disputes. The OECD has a new way to track them down.
A former senior Trump trade official shares his take on US policy toward China, the EU and the WTO.
New evidence from the hearing aid industry on whether 3D printing will eliminate the need for trade.
The WTO authorizes China to retaliate against US exports. The timing bodes poorly for an Appellate Body already under stress.