Trade Talks

Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from two of the world's top trade geeks.

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92: Japan and South Korea: Old Wounds, New Trade Fight

Dukgeun Ahn joins to explain how Japan’s threat to limit exports to South Korea involves issues much deeper than smartphone trade.



91: Can Trade Adjustment Assistance Work?

Ben Hyman joins to discuss whether an American program actually helps workers hurt by trade.



90: Trade Policy the Asian Way

Former Indonesian Trade Minister Mari Pangestu discusses trade deals – from ASEAN to RCEP to the GSP – the trade war, and more.


 12 June 2019  n/a

89: The Migration Crisis Behind Trump’s Mexico Tariff Threat

Gordon Hanson joins to explain the roots of the migration emergency at both the US and Mexican southern borders.


 07 June 2019  n/a

88: Trump-Mexico Trade War Cheat Sheet

Keynes and Bown describe President Trump’s decision to declare an emergency on the US southern border. On May 30, Trump invoked the 1977 International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and stated he would impose new...


 01 June 2019  n/a

87: Trump Shifts His National Security Threats (Again)

Keynes and Bown explain Trump’s latest trade action on cars and implications of his partial removal of steel and aluminum tariffs.


 20 May 2019  n/a

86: When Is Tariff Revenue Bad Tax Revenue?

Lucie Gadenne (University of Warwick, IFS) joins Keynes and Bown to explain when and why some countries use import tariffs as an important source of total tax revenue collections. They discuss her research on the...


 17 May 2019  n/a

85: Trump-China Negotiating Dramatics and Even More Tariffs

Keynes and Bown update the sudden change in US-China trade negotiations and implications of President Trump’s tariff escalation.


 12 May 2019  n/a

84: Brexit, British Politics, and European Parliamentary Elections

Duncan Robinson joins to update Brexit, cleavages in British political parties, and 2019 elections to the European Parliament.


 07 May 2019  n/a

83: Tariffs for Sale and Identity Politics

Gene Grossman joins to discuss how political economists explain trade protectionism.


 02 May 2019  n/a

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