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Trade Talks

Soumaya Keynes & Chad P. Bown

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Trade Talks

Trade Talks

Soumaya Keynes & Chad P. Bown

92
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347
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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.

Latest Episodes

140. Is shipping ship-shape?

Containerized shipping is an odd business in normal times. What happens when you add a pandemic and a trade war?

24 min1 w ago
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140. Is shipping ship-shape?

139. How Technology Enabled Trade: Digitization and Offshoring

At the turn of the century, electronic communication suddenly helped firms fragment production, but only some went overseas.

20 minSEP 25
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139. How Technology Enabled Trade: Digitization and Offshoring

138. Trade and the worst financial crisis of the century—in 1866

London’s central role in 19th century trade finance meant that its bank failure had effects for decades.

--SEP 11
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138. Trade and the worst financial crisis of the century—in 1866

137. Imbalances, Inequality, and Trade

China, the US and Germany each suffer from inequality and trade imbalances. Their linkages, and how policymakers try to fix them.

--AUG 31
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137. Imbalances, Inequality, and Trade

136. Vaccine economics, and why we need trade to end the pandemic

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala explains one way to solve the economic problem of how to manufacture and globally distribute a vaccine.

24 minAUG 14
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136. Vaccine economics, and why we need trade to end the pandemic

135. All you need to know about the race to lead the WTO

What people want from the next leader of the World Trade Organization.

29 minJUL 28
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135. All you need to know about the race to lead the WTO

134. Opportunities and setbacks for Black workers in the 20th century

Economic gains for America’s Black workers stalled in the 1970s. The role of migration, policy and trade.

39 minJUL 10
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134. Opportunities and setbacks for Black workers in the 20th century

133. How one man and some metal boxes revolutionized global trade

Malcom McLean spurred containerized shipping in the 1950s. The impact on people, ports, cities and, of course, trade, was massive.

--JUN 29
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133. How one man and some metal boxes revolutionized global trade

132. US-China Trade War: The Negotiators

How the people Presidents Trump and Xi tapped to negotiate helped shape the US-China trade relationship over 2017-2020.

28 minJUN 22
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132. US-China Trade War: The Negotiators

131. How travel matters for trade

Why Nigerian traders pay so much to travel to China, and how COVID-19 has made that more complicated.

27 minJUN 11
Comments
131. How travel matters for trade

Latest Episodes

140. Is shipping ship-shape?

Containerized shipping is an odd business in normal times. What happens when you add a pandemic and a trade war?

24 min1 w ago
Comments
140. Is shipping ship-shape?

139. How Technology Enabled Trade: Digitization and Offshoring

At the turn of the century, electronic communication suddenly helped firms fragment production, but only some went overseas.

20 minSEP 25
Comments
139. How Technology Enabled Trade: Digitization and Offshoring

138. Trade and the worst financial crisis of the century—in 1866

London’s central role in 19th century trade finance meant that its bank failure had effects for decades.

--SEP 11
Comments
138. Trade and the worst financial crisis of the century—in 1866

137. Imbalances, Inequality, and Trade

China, the US and Germany each suffer from inequality and trade imbalances. Their linkages, and how policymakers try to fix them.

--AUG 31
Comments
137. Imbalances, Inequality, and Trade

136. Vaccine economics, and why we need trade to end the pandemic

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala explains one way to solve the economic problem of how to manufacture and globally distribute a vaccine.

24 minAUG 14
Comments
136. Vaccine economics, and why we need trade to end the pandemic

135. All you need to know about the race to lead the WTO

What people want from the next leader of the World Trade Organization.

29 minJUL 28
Comments
135. All you need to know about the race to lead the WTO

134. Opportunities and setbacks for Black workers in the 20th century

Economic gains for America’s Black workers stalled in the 1970s. The role of migration, policy and trade.

39 minJUL 10
Comments
134. Opportunities and setbacks for Black workers in the 20th century

133. How one man and some metal boxes revolutionized global trade

Malcom McLean spurred containerized shipping in the 1950s. The impact on people, ports, cities and, of course, trade, was massive.

--JUN 29
Comments
133. How one man and some metal boxes revolutionized global trade

132. US-China Trade War: The Negotiators

How the people Presidents Trump and Xi tapped to negotiate helped shape the US-China trade relationship over 2017-2020.

28 minJUN 22
Comments
132. US-China Trade War: The Negotiators

131. How travel matters for trade

Why Nigerian traders pay so much to travel to China, and how COVID-19 has made that more complicated.

27 minJUN 11
Comments
131. How travel matters for trade
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