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


The Founders and Free Trade: The Foreign Commerce Power and America’s National Interest

Carson Holloway | The Heritage Foundation | 05/29/2018

The Dangers of Regulating Trade Economists have rightly warned about the dangers involved in giving the government an authority to regulate foreign trade. These dangers include cronyism and rent-seeking—the attempt…

Might Unmakes Right: The American Assault on the Rule of Law in World Trade

James Bacchus | 05/18/2018

As Thucydides taught in his Melian Dialogue, there are alwa...

Rebooting U.S.-China Trade Ties: “Enter Ye Through the Narrow Gate”

Chris Johnson | 05/16/2018

Nearly two weeks after the U.S. “Trade Avengers” unleashed duri...

Trump Tariffs Primarily Hit Multinational Supply Chains, Harm US Technology Competitiveness

Mary E. Lovely and Yang Liang | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 05/15/2018

Why A Trade War With China Would Hurt The U.S. And Its Allies, Too

David Dollar and Zhi Wang | 04/04/2018

Two-thirds of world trade now occurs through global valu...

Korea Steel Deal Means More US Steel Barriers Lie Ahead

Jeffrey J. Schott and Zhiyao (Lucy) Lu | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 03/28/2018


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