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


Trump’s Fall 2019 China Tariff Plan: Five Things You Need to Know

Chad Bown | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 08/14/2019

This update was originally posted by the Peterson Institute for International Economics Delaying the rollout of new tariffs to avoid peak retail shopping seasons may be a sign that President…

Trade Policy on the 2020 Trail

William A. Reinsch, Jack Caporal, Beverly Lobo, & Catherine Tassin de Montaigu | Center For Strategic and International Studies | 06/25/2019

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement: Labor Rights and Environmental Protection

David A. Gantz | Baker Institute | 06/13/2019

The evolution of labor and environmental...

Fiscal Policy Options for Japan

Olivier Blanchard and Takeshi Tashiro | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 05/31/2019

For many years, the Japanese ...

A History of Poverty Worldwide: How Poverty Reduction Accelerated in Recent Decades

David Rosnick | Center for Economic and Policy Research | 05/21/2019

Much has ...

Making Sanctions Bite: The EU–Russian Sanctions of 2014

Matěj Bělín and Jan Hanousek | VoxEU | 04/29/2019

The annexation of the Crimean peninsula by the Russ...

Geography, Competition, and Optimal Multilateral Trade Policy

Antonella Nocco, Gianmarco Ottaviano & Matteo Salto | VoxEU | 04/28/2019

Multilateralism in trade is...


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