Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issue

Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issue

Trade Talks Episode 121: Can Infant Industry Protection Work? Evidence from Napoleon

The Napoleonic Blockade offered an opportunity for economists to see whether temporary protection from imports can...

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Trade Talks Episode 119: Stock Markets, the Economy, and Trump’s Trade Policy Uncertainty

Nick Bloom (Stanford University) joins to discuss the increase in trade policy uncertainty under President Trump and...

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Trade Talks Episode 118: Ins and Outs of the US-China Phase-One Trade Deal

Two former USTR negotiators join to explain the details of the new US-China trade agreement. Agriculture negotiator...

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Trade Talks Episode 117: Trump's Import Tariffs Have Hurt US Exports

New evidence reveals a side effect of President Trump’s import tariffs. The research shows that, through US supply...

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Trade Talks Episode 116: Fish Subsidies. What’s the Catch?

The WTO is failing to meet a 2020 deadline set by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to negotiate limits to...

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Trade Talks Episode 115: The Trade War and US Elections

Republicans lost 40 seats in the 2018 elections for the US House of Representatives. Emily Blanchard (Tuck School of...

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Trade Talks Episode 114: US and China Announce a Phase-One Deal

Trump’s US Trade Representative provides a fact sheet and more detail on the first stage of the deal announced...

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Trade Talks Episode 113: How and Why Congressional Democrats Tweaked the USMCA

USMCA gets one step closer after Congressional Democrats, organized labor, the Trump administration, and Mexico...

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Trade Talks 112: Forensic Subsidies Detectives and Trade Disputes

Government subsidies are a key battle area in today’s trade disputes between countries, including the US and China....

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Trade Talks 111: Trade Policy Under Trump

Stephen Vaughn, formerly the Trump administration’s USTR General Counsel, joins in a wide-ranging conversation about...

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Trade Talks 110: Will 3D Printing Increase Trade? Hear All About It

Companies can now "print" some products locally, obviating the need for trade. But for hearing aids, the economic...

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Trade Talks 109: A Different US-China Fight Hits the Headlines

The WTO authorizes China to retaliate against US exports. The timing bodes poorly for an Appellate Body already under...

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Trade Talks 107: Making Services Trade Great

Services trade gets no respect. The release of the WTO’s World Trade Report 2019 gave us a chance to fix that....

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Trade Talks 107: Bombed Embassies and Document Leaks – How China Got into the WTO

Paul Blustein (Centre for International Governance Innovation) joins to discuss the contentious process of US-China...

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Trade Talks 106: Trump's Mini-Deal with China

Jenny Leonard (Bloomberg News) joins to update what is known about President Trump’s October 11 announcement of a...

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Trade Talks 105: Aircraft Subsidy Disputes: How These Tariffs Are Different

The World Trade Organization authorizes new US retaliatory tariffs on EU imports in one of its biggest and...

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favoriteshare flag audioTrade Talks Episode 104: How to Hit Currency Manipulators and Fight the Strong Dollar

A strengthening dollar reignites a recurring debate about how to hit back against countries that deliberately weaken...

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Trade Talks Episode 103: US-China Trade War from the Trenches

Erin Ennis and Jake Parker (US-China Business Council) join to explain results from the USCBC’s annual survey of its...

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Trade Talks Episode 102: Is Trump Beating the Chinese Economy?

Nicholas Lardy (Peterson Institute for International Economics) joins to provide an update on Chinese economic...

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Trade Talks Episode 101: Huawei, National Security, and the Trade War

Yuan Yang (Financial Times) joins to explain the allegations and complications surrounding Chinese telecom equipment...

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