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.
166. Biden’s new Indo-Pacific talks vs. TPP
America’s last attempt at trade talks with countries in the region ended badly. How Biden’s IPEF approach is different.
165. The global minimum tax got left behind. What’s next?
The Inflation Reduction Act omits the key global minimum corporate tax agreed to by over 135 countries. Will cooperation still happen?
164. Why a notorious banana company spared workers in Costa Rica
For decades, United Fruit Company exploited banana workers across its Latin American plantations, except in Costa Rica. Why?
163. How poorer Americans ended up paying for US tariffs.
From fashion to forks to fishing reels, how US trade negotiations starting in the 1930s resulted in regressive import duties today.
162. Poor countries could once enforce WTO trade. That is now at risk.
The Advisory Centre on WTO Law made trade enforcement possible for poor countries. The Appellate Body crisis put that under threat.
161. Why sharing patents for COVID-19 medicines is not enough
Despite the Medicines Patent Pool, COVID-19 treatments remain scarce globally. Prashant Yadav explains what more is needed.
Excellent job by this team. So appreciative for this podcast. Wide array of guests and both sides represented!
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!