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.

Trade Talks
118. Ins and Outs of the US-China Phase-One Trade Deal
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Two former and longtime USTR negotiators join to explain the details of the new US-China trade agreement.

Trade Talks
117. Trump’s Import Tariffs Have Hurt US Exports
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New evidence reveals Trump’s import tariffs are contributing to the recent slowdown in US exports.

Trade Talks
116. Fish Subsidies. What's the Catch?
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Why is the WTO struggling to negotiate limits to fisheries subsidies? As always, it’s complicated.

Trade Talks
115. The Trade War and US Elections
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New research shows how Trump’s trade war may have cost Republican seats in the 2018 election for the US House of Representatives.

Trade Talks
114: US and China Announce a Phase-One Deal
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Trump’s USTR provides some details of what has been agreed, including tariff cuts, purchases and structural reforms.

Trade Talks
113: How and Why Congressional Democrats Tweaked the USMCA
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USMCA gets one step closer after Congressional Democrats, organized labor, the Trump administration, and Mexico strike a deal.

Trade Talks
112: Forensic Subsidies Detectives and Trade Disputes
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Government subsidies are a key battle area in today’s trade disputes. The OECD has a new way to track them down.