Chad Bown

Chad Bown


Senior Fellow @PIIE; Formerly Senior Economist @WhiteHouse CEA, Lead Economist @WorldBank, & Econ Prof @BrandeisU

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Despite 1.5 years of trade war, Trump has made no progress on the China subsidy problem. While predictable, it is now time for a NEW approach. So here is one. New this week, from me and ⁦⁩ 👇🏾

As easily as Lucy pulls the football away before Charlie Brown can kick it, the US-China trade truce may evaporate into renewed recriminations, leaving US companies facing even more policy-induced risks about their business environment. By

Eight months from now, in all likelihood, the EU will be authorized to retaliate against the United States. Given that the US has now begun to hit Airbus airplanes with its WTO-authorized retaliation, the Europeans may simply do the same thing to Boeing.

Trump administration suspends preferential trade treatment, - ie, RAISES tariffs - on $1.3bn of seafood and other imports from Thailand. Legal motivation: Thailand has fallen short on workers’ rights. By

Trump claims US *never* won WTO disputes before him. Pre-Trump Facts • US wins most all WTO disputes where it is complainant (foreigners imposing barriers to US exports) • US loses a fair amount of WTO disputes where it is defendant (US imposing barriers on foreign exports)

"It started with a carefully calibrated trade weapon... Twenty months later, what began as method now looks more and more like madness." An insightful, very excellent piece to ruminate over. By & READ THIS 👇🏾

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