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The Trade War
August 12, 2020 5:26 am
Did Trump Get Owned by China?
China is better off than it was four years ago.
June 24, 2020 5:30 am
What Trump Wants from the Trade War and Farm Bailouts
The president’s clash with China has harmed U.S. farmers, but he hopes to buy their love—and wanted Xi Jinping’s help to do it.
May 19, 2020 5:30 am
Josh Hawley’s New Smoot-Hawley
The potentially costly folly of the Missouri senator’s call to ‘abolish’ the WTO.
Halie Craig, Clark Packard, Dan Ikenson, Simon Lester, Bryan Riley, and Brandon Arnold
March 30, 2020 5:35 am
Economic Nationalism Will Make COVID Worse
The current crisis requires global cooperation and the free flow of goods and services.
March 2, 2020 5:23 am
How to Make America’s Next Trade Policy
For nearly 80 years, the United States was the chief architect and foremost defender of the global rules-based,…
Clark Packard, Scott Lincicome, Kimberly Clausing, and Mary Lovely
February 26, 2020 1:19 pm
President Trump’s Trade War is an Election Gamble
Trump is recklessly jeopardizing a strong economy that took a decade to rebuild from the massive loss of wealth in the great recession.
February 4, 2020 5:39 am
No, the Coronavirus Is Not Good for the Economy
Despite what Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross may hope or believe, global epidemics are bad for everyone.
January 29, 2020 5:21 am
This Too Shall Crash
Before President Trump stakes his reelection on the economy, he should remember the warnings of Professor Hyman Minsky.
January 6, 2020 5:25 am
The 2020 Economy Could Be Bad for Trump… And the Rest of Us
As signs of a global recession threaten the president’s reelection, the administration seems blissfully unaware.
December 23, 2019 5:43 am
Meet the New Trade War, Same as the Old Trade War
The Trump administration threatens tariffs on European goods, because it worked so well with China.