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.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 hours 48 minutes


Has the US finally borrowed too much?

Former Trade Talks co-host brings you her new podcast, The Economics Show with Soumaya Keynes. New episodes available on Apple, Spotify, Pocket Casts or wherever you listen.



And that is all for Trade Talks

Goodbye for now, as old friend Soumaya Keynes joins Chad Bown to discuss why and what comes next.


 January 30, 2024  10m

200. Has the USMCA improved working conditions in Mexico?

The USMCA was supposed to prevent workers from being mistreated at Mexican factories. How is it working so far?


 December 19, 2023  46m

199. How trade economists busted corruption at the port

When customs officials in Madagascar cheated their country out of tax revenues, economists caught them. But the fight is not over yet.


 December 10, 2023  n/a

198. Inside Washington’s lobbying industry

What we know about the US lobbying industry and how it influences trade and other types of economic policy.


 December 3, 2023  n/a

197. Moving workers across Europe

How the European Union’s controversial “posting” policy impacted the movement of workers as well as local communities across the continent.


 November 26, 2023  n/a

196. How multinationals avoid taxes through technology licensing

Companies can avoid taxes by moving profits from IP royalties offshore. What would happen if that changed?


 November 19, 2023  n/a

195. How did Canadian workers adjust so well to US trade?

Canadian workers faced new competition after the sudden free trade agreement with the US in 1989. Why were they able to adjust so successfully?


 November 12, 2023  n/a

194. Industrial policy detectives: China’s subsidies for shipbuilding

A new way to measure China’s subsidies for shipbuilding reveals how much they transformed the industry for the country and world.


 November 5, 2023  n/a

193. Did multinationals enforce Bangladesh’s new labor law?

Following the Rana Plaza factory collapse, foreign companies promised to enforce Bangladesh’s new labor law. What happened next?


 October 29, 2023  n/a