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Miscalculation and Grievance Explain Trump’s Aversion to Trade and Globalization

Daniel J. Ikenson | CATO Institute | 09/24/2019

America’s divisive, deleterious culture war started long before January 20, 2017. But during the presidency of Donald Trump, a new front in that war was opened over the question of the…

Challenges Remain to Finalize U.S.-Japan Trade Deal

Wendy Cutler | Asia Society Policy Institute | 08/29/2019

The following is the full text of ASPI Vice Preside...

Trump’s Assault on the Global Trading System

Chad P. Bown And Douglas A. Irwin | Peterson Institute for International Economics and Dartmouth College | 08/19/2019

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 ...

Trade in Trouble: How the Asia Pacific Can Step Up and Lead Reforms

Wendy Cutler, Peter Grey, Kim Jong-Hoon, Mari Pangestu, Yoichi Suzuki, and Tu Xinquan | Asia Society Policy Institute | 05/30/2019

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