Tag Archives: trade

Donald Trump: King of Global Trade?

With Canada and Mexico in the bag, Europe and the Pacific are the next places for Trump to take his trade show.

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Minimum Wage Clauses in Trade Agreements: Barking Up the Wrong Tree

It can feel very rewarding emotionally to blame Mexicans (and other foreigners) for one’s economic plight. It is far less satisfying to yell at robots.

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Trump and the Minimum Wage: How to Trade with Mexico

The Trump trade deal with Mexico is, in a smaller way for now, another of those rare Nixon in China moments. It has the potential to alter the arc of contemporary history.

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Turkey’s Next Challenge: How Bad Can Inflation Get?

How Turkey’s central bank plans to regain market confidence that it will eventually hit its 5% inflation target again remains a mystery.

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The Only Way to Fix the US Trade Deficit

Solutions exist for Trump to address the U.S. trade deficit effectively. But he will never implement them.

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High Time for Europe to Wake Up

Why it is in Germany’s own self-interest to take Donald Trump’s policy impulses on trade and defense seriously.

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The New Global Mercantilism

If Trump has his way, the liberal market economy of the post-war period is ending. The Trump world proudly and unapologetically embraces mercantilism.

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Trump’s Trade War Is Getting More Serious

In the tit-for-tat retaliation gaming with the United States over imposing tariffs, China is at a disadvantage.

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Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn Opts for Trump

Theresa May’s main opponent sees economic nationalism and crass protectionism as the answer to Brexit.

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How Trump’s Trade War Triggers Global Economic Slowdown

Far from strengthening the U.S. economy, Trump’s punitive tariffs destroy global supply chains.

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