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.
172. Peru’s “China shock”: Surprising turns and the women left behind
A flood of imports from China had an unexpected impact on the Peruvian clothing industry while discouraging Peru’s women workers.
171. What makes a supply chain resilient
New research examining India’s pandemic lockdowns sheds light on which supply chains stuck together, which broke apart, and why.
170. National security, semiconductors, and the US move to cut off China
The history behind the sudden US ban on certain exports to China, and how the policy affects the global semiconductor supply chain.
169. Taiwan’s risky trade opening and how it paid off
In the 1950s, Taiwan was the first poor economy to experiment with trade reform. How its success changed the course of history for others.
168. Did Trump’s trade war make China more protectionist?
Why it matters that Chinese public opinion toward trade and technology may have changed in response to US policy.
167. Will new US tax credits remake electric vehicle supply chains?
America’s new EV subsidies have some carmakers upset. Others are head scratching. Can supply chains diversify away from China?
I’ve learned so much from this Podcast. Thanks Guys!
Excellent summary on a very fast moving area of policy and clear explanations of some of the techie detail and practical challenges.
Just the sort of thing the world needs
Great program that explains international trade clearly and explains jargon. Ideal for the average guy to understan what really going on without the bickering of news probams.