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Canadian Cheers Over Pending USMCA May be Short-lived

Steven Globerman, Addington Chair in Measurement, Professor Emeritus, Western Washington University | The Fraser Institute Blog | 12/11/2019

After months of negotiations and the insertion of new enforcement provisions that provide for U.S. monitoring of Mexico’s labour-market practices, with penalties for non-compliance, U.S. House Democrats announced this week…

Trump’s Backfiring Trade Policy

Uri Dadush and Laurence Kotlikoff | Bruegel | 08/12/2019

Thirty months into President Trump’s radical trade policy, and as t...

Trade and Race

Daniella Zessoules | Center for American Progress | 07/18/2019

Author’s note: CAP uses “Black” and “African American” interchangeably throughout ma...

The Old-School Answer to Global Trade

Beth Baltzan | Washington Monthly | 06/01/2019

Heading into 2020, liberals are at a crossroads on trade. Most abhor Donald ...

Evaluating the New NAFTA

Simon Lester and Inu Manak | CATO | 10/03/2018

Evaluating the New NAFTA There’s a lot in the new NAFTA (technically, the US-Mexico-Canad...

Modernizing NAFTA for 21st Century Workers

Susan Ariel Aaronson and Kimberly Ann Elliott | 08/02/2017

After years of praise and protests, Canadian, Mexican, and A...

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