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Timeless Wisdom During A Trade War

Stephen Lamar, Executive Vice Present, American Apparel & Footwear Association | 08/01/2018

How do global value chains fare during a trade war? Conventional wisdom suggests they are among the first casualties. Outdated views of trade state that jobs are created only by…

Trump, Trade Wars, and the Forgotten Man

C. Donald Johnson | 04/18/2018

WASHINGTON, DC –In a tweet that reads like “Newspeak” from Orwell’s 1984, President Trump ...

On the Current State of the World Trading System

Alan Wolff | 04/04/2018

WASHINGTON, DC – April 4, 2018–My object today is to sort through the noise of the curren...

The Broken Multilateral Trade Dispute System

Terence P. Stewart | 02/07/2018

INTRODUCTION WASHINGTON, DC – February 7th, 2018 – The World Trade Organization (WTO...

Paradigm Lost? U.S. Trade Policy as an Instrument of Foreign Policy

Alan Wm. Wolff | 02/05/2018

SUMMARY For most of the last 100 years, the United States has ente...

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