Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (Peterson Institute for International Economics) cohost 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 two of the world's top trade geeks.
144. Trade policy transitions, with Ambassador Susan Schwab
From tariff leverage to trade deals, a former USTR explains how the baton is handed from one American administration to the next.
143. RCEP – Separating fact from friction
China, Japan, South Korea and 12 other Asian countries finally signed that mega-trade deal. Here’s what’s in it.
142. Can Biden Make Trade Boring Again?
The incoming US administration inherits a big trade agenda. Who will lead it and how much of it will they do?
141. Britain’s Trade Policy, 1815-2016
From Corn Laws to Imperial Preferences to joining the EEC, Britain’s current trade policy conundrum has echoes from the past.
140. Is shipping ship-shape?
Containerized shipping is an odd business in normal times. What happens when you add a pandemic and a trade war?
139. How Technology Enabled Trade: Digitization and Offshoring
At the turn of the century, electronic communication suddenly helped firms fragment production, but only some went overseas.
An excellent format to keep track with current trade issues.
Authors and guest are truely knowledgable and entertaining.
What drives trade policy - beneath the headlines
This podcast does a great job in covering current important international trade events. From renegotiations of NAFTA and compensating those affected by trade agreements to how countries settle trade disputes. It is accessible to everyone, and yet goes into the details of each topic, so that even experts will learn new things, such as who and when signed the first agreement that involved investors suing a state, problems of unintended technological transfer in China, or the curious story of environmental standards in the US-Korea trade agreement.