Trade Talks
128. Beautiful Trade in Ugly Times
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In good times, cosmetics are a logistical challenge, as dangerous goods go from ideas to store shelves. Now come the hard times.

Trade Talks
127. The COVID-19 Trade Collapse: Lessons from 2009?
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Understanding the Great Trade Collapse of 2009 may help anticipate the impending decline in exports and imports today.

Trade Talks
126. COVID-19 and Trade: Stories from the Data
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How companies are coping (or not) with the massive disruption in global trade flows due to COVID-19.

Trade Talks
123. Coronavirus: From Quarantine to Trade
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Simon Rabinovitch joins from China to discuss the economic, trade, and supply chain implications of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

Trade Talks
122. Tariffs, Protests and Wine
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A Washington protest march and the wine industry illustrate the impact of US tariffs on American small businesses.

Trade Talks
121. Can Infant Industry Protection Work? Evidence from Napoleon
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How the Napoleonic Blockade helps economists see whether temporary protection from trade can further industrial development.

Trade Talks
120. Extreme Trade: The Rise and Fall of Glasgow’s Shipbuilding
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What is the Glasgow effect? Richard Davies explains, and tells the gripping economic story of the Scottish city’s boom and bust.

Trade Talks
119. Stock Markets, the Economy, and Trump’s Trade Policy Uncertainty
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Nick Bloom joins to discuss policy uncertainty under President Trump and implications for the economy and stock market.