Trade Talks
Trade Talks
Chad P. Bown
Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) hosts a podcast about the economics of international trade and policy. From trade wars to trade deals, this podcast covers trade developments with insights and economic analysis from one of the world's top trade geeks.
And that is all for Trade Talks
Goodbye for now, as old friend Soumaya Keynes joins Chad Bown to discuss why and what comes next.
Jan 29
10 min
200. Has the USMCA improved working conditions in Mexico?
The USMCA was supposed to prevent workers from being mistreated at Mexican factories. How is it working so far?
Dec 18, 2023
46 min
199. How trade economists busted corruption at the port
When customs officials in Madagascar cheated their country out of tax revenues, economists caught them. But the fight is not over yet.
Dec 10, 2023
37 min
198. Inside Washington’s lobbying industry
What we know about the US lobbying industry and how it influences trade and other types of economic policy.
Dec 3, 2023
33 min
197. Moving workers across Europe
How the European Union’s controversial “posting” policy impacted the movement of workers as well as local communities across the continent.
Nov 26, 2023
45 min
196. How multinationals avoid taxes through technology licensing
Companies can avoid taxes by moving profits from IP royalties offshore. What would happen if that changed?
Nov 19, 2023
28 min
195. How did Canadian workers adjust so well to US trade?
Canadian workers faced new competition after the sudden free trade agreement with the US in 1989. Why were they able to adjust so successfully?
Nov 12, 2023
24 min
194. Industrial policy detectives: China’s subsidies for shipbuilding
A new way to measure China’s subsidies for shipbuilding reveals how much they transformed the industry for the country and world.
Nov 5, 2023
40 min
193. Did multinationals enforce Bangladesh’s new labor law?
Following the Rana Plaza factory collapse, foreign companies promised to enforce Bangladesh’s new labor law. What happened next?
Oct 29, 2023
42 min
192. Will more farm trade cause more deforestation?
As trade with farm exporting countries expands, governments must also consider how to prevent deforestation.
Oct 22, 2023
27 min
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