Trade Talks

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.



91: Can Trade Adjustment Assistance Work?

Ben Hyman (Federal Reserve Bank of New York) joins to discuss the problem of workers hurt by increased competition arising through trade. They explain the US Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program and new evidence on whether it helps workers stay in the labor market, retrain, and keep earning wages through employment. Read More…

  • Ben Hyman. 2018. “Can Displaced Labor be Retrained? Evidence from Quasi-Random Assignment to Trade Adjustment Assistance.” Working paper, November.
  • Peter Z. Schochet, Ronald D’Amico, Jillian Berk, Sarah Dolfin, and Nathan Wozny, N. 2012. “Estimated Impacts for Participants in the Trade Adjustment Assistance TAA Program Under the 2002 Amendments.” Mathematica Policy Research.


 2019-07-04  n/a