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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:

 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...

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

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.

 67: Blood Trade | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

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...

 67: Blood Trade | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Soumaya Keynes and Chad 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 technological advancements, value-added, regulatory differences across countries that affect supply and demand, and intriguing developments and patterns of the industry's cross-border supply chains.

 66: Paul Krugman Talks Trade | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown sit down with Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman (CUNY and New York Times) in a wide-ranging interview about international trade. They discuss NAFTA, labor standards, and the USMCA (2:25); the current toxicity...

 66: Paul Krugman Talks Trade | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Soumaya Keynes and Chad Bown sit down with Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman (CUNY and New York Times) in a wide-ranging interview about international trade. They discuss NAFTA, labor standards, and the USMCA (2:25); the current toxicity of trade politics (8:00); the wonky economics of comparative advantage versus increasing returns to scale trade (16:55); when and why the trade world changed (21:30); trade's impact on US wage inequality (25:10); more wonky economics of strategic trade policy (29:30); China's trade and industrial policy (34:45); what the Trump administration gets right about trade (39:40); and more.

 65: What Would a Trump-China Deal Look Like? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Keynes and Bown explain the recent 90-day agreement between Presidents Trump and Xi that puts on hold further tariff escalation between the United States and China. They speak with Mark Wu (Harvard Law) and former...

 65: What Would a Trump-China Deal Look Like? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Soumaya Keynes and Chad Bown explain the recent 90-day agreement between Presidents Trump and Xi that puts on hold further tariff escalation between the United States and China. They speak with Mark Wu (Harvard Law) and former Obama administration official Caroline Atkinson about the complexities of negotiating with China over intellectual property enforcement, cyber theft, and the forced transfer of technology arising through joint ventures.

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