America’s Trade Policy’s Research Library provides curated content on the most important trade issues being addressed by policy makers around the world.


This Threat of a Trade War Is the Opposite of “Drain the Swamp”

Simon Lester | 03/02/2018

On Thursday, President Trump made a trade policy announcement, of sorts, with all his usual clarity. Before an audience of steel and aluminum executives, he said he would impose tariffs…

CPTPP Partners Gear Up for Signing Ceremony, Ratification Process

ICTSD | 02/22/2018

Countries in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Pa...

Global Imbalance and the Trade Slowdown

Caroline Freund | 02/20/2018

Global Imbalance and the Trade Slowdown From the mid-1990s until the financial crisis, global...

Adapting International Trade Institutions to New Realities

FELIX PENA | 02/13/2018

  The Challenge The institutional order governing world trade is going thr...

How to Reform Worker-Training and Adjustment Policies for an Era of Technological Change

Robert D. Atkinson | 02/10/2018

How to Reform Worker-Training and Adjustm...

Trade Deficit Disorder

Daniel J. Ikenson | 02/06/2018

It’s been a tough week for President Trump – and it’s only Tuesday. Just when Trump nearly had the country a...


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