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Doomed to Repeat It: The Long History of America’s Protectionist Failures

Scott Lincicome | CATO Institute | 08/22/2019

The recent rise in American economic nationalism has accompanied the view that past restrictions on foreign competition were successful in achieving stated policy objectives: decreased imports, increased jobs, industrial revival,…

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

How Trump can save the WTO

Marc L. Busch | Georgetown University | 08/14/2019

The global economy is about to be shaken to its foundation. By the end of this year,...

The WTO’s Appellate Body – R.I.P.

Terence P. Stewart | Stewart and Stewart | 07/18/2019

For the last two years, the United States has gone to great length...

The End of the WTO and the Last Case?

Henry Gao and Weihuan Zhou | East Asia Forum | 07/10/2019

On 14 June 2019 the WTO issued a communication announcing that the...

What is Wrong with the WTO?

David A. Wemer | The Atlantic Council | 06/14/2019

Coming up on the anniversary of the July 2018 “trade truce” between European Commi...

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