Trade Talks
Trade Talks
56: Do You Like Trade? Tariffs? Trade Deals? China?
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Keynes and Bown speak with Bruce Stokes (Pew Research Center) about recent poll results on public attitudes toward trade. They discuss how Americans feel about trade and trade agreements, China, differences between self-identified Democrats and…

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
55: Is India a Trade Troublemaker?
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Keynes and Bown speak with Arvind Subramanian (PIIE, Harvard Kennedy School) about the massive changes in India’s trade policy since the 1980s. They examine the scope and impact of India’s trade liberalization; the importance of…

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
54: Can Trump Withdraw from Trade Deals?
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Keynes and Bown examine the legal arguments surrounding President Trump’s threats to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and World Trade Organization. They speak with legal experts Gary Hufbauer (PIIE), Rachel Brewster (Duke…

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
53: Oh NAFTA--It's Canada's Turn
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Keynes and Bown examine critical economic issues caught up in Canada’s talks with the Trump administration over the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. They speak with Meredith Lilly (Carleton University) and Madelaine…

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
52: NAFTA "Deal Fever"
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Keynes and Bown examine the still murky details on autos and a potential sunset clause for the Mexico-United States trade agreement—which the Trump administration says is designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement…

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
51: Trade at the White House in Not So Normal Times
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Keynes and Bown have a conversation with Jason Furman (PIIE, Harvard Kennedy School)—a former senior economic adviser of the Obama administration—about American economic policy. They ask Furman about economic and trade policy during the Great…

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
50: Aluminum Made in the USA
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Keynes and Bown explore the aluminum industry: how to make it, changes in North American production over the past few decades, and the industry’s real complaints. They discuss the Trump administration’s tariffs on imported aluminum…

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
49: Are Trump's Steel Quotas Worse than His Steel Tariffs?
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Keynes and Bown describe how the Trump administration’s quotas imposed on steel imports from South Korea, Brazil, and Argentina are different from the simple application of tariffs. They speak with Ambassador Jennifer Hillman—former administrator of…

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
48: Trump Buys the Farmers
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Keynes and Bown explain the US government decision to offer up to $12 billion of subsidies to farmers adversely affected by trade retaliation stemming from President Trump’s tariffs on steel, aluminum, and China. They speak…

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
47: WTO S.O.S.--Save our System
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Keynes and Bown detail an emerging approach for the European Union, Japan, China—and the Trump administration—to resolve the conflict over subsidies, one of the most pressing challenges confronting the World Trade Organization. They explain the…