Contributors provide unique perspectives on critical trade issues. Author’s views are their own, and do not reflect the views of WITA, its Board or its staff.


Buying American is Harder than it Sounds. Jeep is a Good Example.

Nathan Bomey and Javier Zarracina | USA TODAY | 05/03/2021

Buy American. It’s a common refrain among politicians from both sides of the aisle. So common, in fact, that former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden – who share little…

The Price of Nostalgia

Adam S. Posen | Foreign Affairs | 04/20/2021

A new consensus has emerged in American politics: that the United States has recklessly pursue...

How Biden’s Personnel Choices will Impact Trade Policy

Jay Rappaport | Georgetown Institute of International Economic Law | 03/03/2021

A Long View Covid-19 has ...

Trump-Biden Buy American Policies: Costly for Taxpayers

Bryan Riley | National Taxpayers Union Foundation | 01/26/2021

After President Trump made issuing a Buy Am...

Biden’s ‘Buy America’ plan won’t work

Rick Newman | Yahoo Finance | 01/25/2021

Just about every president promises a new-and-improved Buy America ...

Evolution of Buy American Policies

Andrea Durkin | Global Trade | 09/30/2020

President Trump has used Executive Orders to extend the reach of how “Buy American” l...


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