Trade Talks
30: Trade Talks to Real People
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Keynes and Bown have a conversation with Ana Swanson from the New York Times about trade and journalism. They discuss encounters relating to steel, aluminum, softwood lumber and lobsters, as well as the surprises along…

Trade Talks
29: After Trump's Tariffs: Retaliation, Negotiation, and Litigation
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Soumaya Keynes of The Economist and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown explain developments resulting from President Trump’s announcement of new “national security” import tariffs on steel and aluminum. They discuss those countries hit by—and…

Trade Talks
28: What Are Trade Deals For? Dani Rodrik Does Trade Talks, Part 4
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Soumaya Keynes of The Economist and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown have a wide-ranging conversation with Dani Rodrik (Harvard Kennedy School) about trade agreements. In Part 4 of this 4-episode conversation, they provide a…

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27: What Are Trade Deals For? Dani Rodrik Does Trade Talks, Part 3
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Soumaya Keynes of The Economist and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown have a wide-ranging conversation with Dani Rodrik (Harvard Kennedy School) about trade agreements. In Part 3 of this 4-episode conversation, they discuss concerns…

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26: What Are Trade Deals For? Dani Rodrik Does Trade Talks, Part 2
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Soumaya Keynes of The Economist and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown have a wide-ranging conversation with Dani Rodrik (Harvard Kennedy School) about trade agreements. In Part 2 of this 4-episode conversation, they discuss ways…

Trade Talks
25: What Are Trade Deals For? Dani Rodrik Does Trade Talks, Part 1
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Soumaya Keynes of The Economist and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown have a wide-ranging conversation with Dani Rodrik (Harvard Kennedy School) about trade agreements. In Part 1 of this 4-episode conversation, they discuss the…

Trade Talks
24: The Trump Administration Views Trade as National Security Threat
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Soumaya Keynes of the Economist and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown explore the US Department of Commerce findings that imports of steel and aluminum threaten national security and the recommendation that President Trump impose…

Trade Talks
23: Did Protectionism Make America Great?
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PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown and Soumaya Keynes of the Economist talk with PIIE Senior Fellow Douglas Irwin about his recent book Clashing over Commerce: A History of US Trade Policy and the role…

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22: The Other UK Trade Deals--Brexit and Rolling over the EU's FTAs
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PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown and Soumaya Keynes of The Economist discuss the challenges facing the UK government as it seeks negotiations separate from the Brexit talks to maintain existing market access through the…

Trade Talks
21: North American Cars--Before and After NAFTA
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Soumaya Keynes of The Economist and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown discuss the evolution of the auto industry in North America. Long before the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the 1965 Canada-US…