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Doomed to Repeat It: The Long History of America’s Protectionist Failures

Scott Lincicome | CATO Institute | 08/22/2019

The recent rise in American economic nationalism has accompanied the view that past restrictions on foreign competition were successful in achieving stated policy objectives: decreased imports, increased jobs, industrial revival,…

Trump’s Assault on the Global Trading System

Chad P. Bown And Douglas A. Irwin | Peterson Institute for International Economics and Dartmouth College | 08/19/2019

How Trump can save the WTO

Marc L. Busch | Georgetown University | 08/14/2019

The global economy is about to be shaken to its foundation. By the end of this year,...

Trump’s Backfiring Trade Policy

Uri Dadush and Laurence Kotlikoff | Bruegel | 08/12/2019

Thirty months into President Trump’s radical trade policy, it...

President Trump fighting to fix a broken trade system at the G-20

Corey R. Lewandowski | The Hill | 06/26/2019

EXCERPT:  For American corporations, President Trum...

We can do right by the planet and the economy

Orit Frenkel | The Hill | 06/17/2019

Most of the Democrats now running for president are embracing policies to addre...

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

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