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.
Kimberly Clausing joins Keynes and Bown to discuss today’s economic and policy challenges in taxing multinational companies.
Keynes and Bown discuss new research on the economics and politics behind President Trump’s tariffs and the resulting retaliation.
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.
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.
Keynes and Bown replay their November 2017 interview with Marcus Noland about one of the most closed economies in the world.
Keynes and Bown explain the upheaval in American and global soybean markets stemming from the US-China trade conflict.
Richard Baldwin joins Keynes and Bown to discuss the past and future of globalization, new technologies, and social upheaval.
Kalina Manova joins Keynes and Bown to discuss how companies’ ability to borrow affects trade.
Nicholas Lardy joins Keynes and Bown to discuss the changing role of the state and private firms in China’s economic development.
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.
Keynes and Bown discuss what is behind the slowdown of global trade, supply chain expansion, and international commerce.
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.
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...
Soumaya Keynes and Chad 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 29, 2019 deadline. They then speak with Meredith Crowley (University of Cambridge) and Kyle Handley (University of Michigan) about new research on the economic impact that Brexit-related uncertainty has already had.
Keynes and Bown speak with Alice Fulwood (The Economist) about what is behind the $150 billion of annual trade in blood plasma products. They cut through the mystery of the exploding trade flows by explaining...