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Currency Manipulation Continues to Decline

Christopher G. Collins and Joseph E. Gagnon | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 06/06/2019

Currency manipulation, the practice of countries acting to weaken the value of their currency in order to affect their trade balance, fell in 2018 to its lowest levels since 2001….

Understanding Trump’s National Security Tariffs: Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962

Women in International Trade | GW Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) | District Export Council (DEC) of Virginia and DC | 06/03/2019

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

Real trade war: Trump fixates on tariffs while China pursues global digital domination

Orit Frenkel | USA Today | 05/13/2019

President Donald Trump’s tariffs-by-t...

A Defense of the Beleaguered WTO Appellate Body

Steve Charnovitz | International Economic Law and Policy Blog | 05/09/2019

In November 2017, I authored a paper wa...

Blunt Force Tariffs Backfire on Business and Farmers

Stephen Olson | Hinrich Foundation | 05/08/2019

Last year saw a dramatic uptick in actual or contemplated tar...

Trade System Dysfunction Reflects Collective Failure

Stephen Olson | Hinrich Foundation | 04/02/2019

China has exercised its sovereign right to chart its own econ...

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