Trade Talks
Trade Talks
192. Will more farm trade cause more deforestation? 
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As trade with farm exporting countries expands, governments must also consider how to prevent deforestation.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
191. Brazil’s trade opening and its toll on workers and crime
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How Brazil’s trade liberalization of the 1990s led to unexpected and lasting impacts on workers and a temporary rise in violence.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
190. Climate change, floods, and the future of auto supply chains
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What consumers can expect from auto companies investing in supply chain resilience as weather disasters loom.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
189. South Korea’s controversial industrial policy
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How South Korea’s Heavy and Chemical Industry Drive policy of 1973-79 worked and may have contributed to its economic rise.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
188. Did responsible sourcing by multinationals help workers in poor countries?
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What happened to workers and others in Costa Rica when global companies imposed new responsible sourcing codes of conduct on their suppliers.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
187. Industrial policy and the rise of Romania’s Silicon Valley
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How a 2001 income tax break for Romanian software programmers helped transform the country’s information technology sector.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
186. How US lead regulations hurt Mexican babies
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Higher US lead standards in 2009 resulted in more production and pollution from Mexican plants. Nearby infants and kids suffered.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
185. The historic collapse of Switzerland’s watch industry
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New quartz technology and competition from Japan devastated the dominant Swiss watch industry of the 1970s. What happened next?

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
184. The US-EU fights over electric vehicles and the Inflation Reduction Act
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EVs headlined the transatlantic dispute over the Inflation Reduction Act. That feud may be over, but other conflicts remain.

Trade Talks
Trade Talks
183. How the United States cleaned up container ship pollution
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In 2012, the EPA started regulating maritime emissions of air pollutants. The shipping industry’s response offers lessons for other countries.