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.
159. How Biden and Europe settled Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs
After years of dispute, the EU agreed to stop retaliating and to limit exports if the US lifted Trump’s national security tariffs.
158. How America responded to its PPE shortage
The US reacted to COVID-19 shortfalls of hospital masks, gowns and gloves with unprecedented trade and industrial policy.
157. Europe’s Trade Policy and Open Strategic Autonomy
Worried about being bullied by trading partners, the European Union is developing a host of new policy tools.
156. Tackling climate change with a carbon border adjustment mechanism
CBAM! The EU proposes phasing out free permits from its emissions trading system and phasing in a carbon tax on some imports.
155. How trade can break up with paper (it involves blockchain)
Legally and technologically, paper documents are essential to international trade. How that could change (it involves blockchain).
154. Global Britain: How’s that going then?
A beginner's guide to the spat over Brexit’s Northern Ireland Protocol, plus the UK signs a new trade deal with Australia.
Such a wonderful contribution to the economics discourse, hosted by two of the world’s best chroniclers (no exaggeration!) of all things trade — listen and get smarter, immediately
My New Favorite Podcast
The guests brought on are knowledgeable and interesting to listen to, spurred on with great questions posed by the hosts. I really enjoy the format and the succinct information given on a variety of trade topics. Great resource for keeping up with current trade news!
The perfect podcast for new learners in the sector as well as more experienced people as well in order to grasp the current conversations in the industry!