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


Globalization, Not Globalism: Free Trade Versus Destructive Statist Ideology

Connor O'Keeffe | Mises Institute | 01/04/2023

After the 2008 financial crisis, calls rang out across establishment publications and the executive offices of Wall Street that we were witnessing the death of globalization. The calls grew louder…

American Protectionism And Construction Materials Costs

Alessandro Barattieri and Matteo Cacciatore | Cato Institute | 02/09/2022

Building on previous work, we u...

The Smoot‐​Hawley Trade War

Kris James Mitchener, Kirsten Wandschneider, and Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke | Cato Institute | 11/03/2021

In the words of Robert ...

Digital Sovereignty: Protectionism or Autonomy?

Deborah Elms | Hinrich Foundation | 09/28/2021

Regulatory regimes around the world are pushing to claim jurisdicti...

Reimagining Trade: Can Mutual Benefit be Restored?

Stephen Olson | The Hinrich Foundation | 07/27/2021

It is not an exaggeration to say that trade has transforme...


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