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Donald Trump’s Capricious Tariffs Open the Door to Corruption

Dean Baker | Center for Economic and Policy Research | 06/10/2019

Donald Trump has repeatedly proclaimed his love for tariffs, even dubbing himself “Tariff Man.” While Trump clearly does not understand how tariffs work, some of the discussion in the media…

Understanding Trump’s National Security Tariffs: Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962

Women in International Trade | GW Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) | District Export Council (DEC) of Virginia and DC | 06/03/2019

Blunt Force Tariffs Backfire on Business and Farmers

Stephen Olson | Hinrich Foundation | 05/08/2019

Last year saw a dramatic uptick in actual or contemplated tar...

Trade System Dysfunction Reflects Collective Failure

Stephen Olson | Hinrich Foundation | 04/02/2019

China has exercised its sovereign right to chart its own econ...

Why Brexit Will Damage Europe

Sigmar Gabriel | Project Syndicate | 03/27/2019

January 30, 2019 | The European Union will not shatter in the wake of Brexit, and it...

China’s Foreign Investment Law and U.S. – China Trade Friction

Shannon Tiezzi | The Diplomat | 03/19/2019

On March 15, China’s National People’s Congress ...

Quiet, But Important, Progress in Transatlantic Trade

Barbara C. Matthews | Atlantic Council | 03/18/2019

Amid the chaos over Brexit, few have noticed the quiet, ...

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