trade deficit

What Happened to Trump’s Trade War With China?

November 14, 2017

Despite all his posturing, President Donald Trump’s maiden trip to China was mostly just symbolic, says author and scholar Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Denying Trade Deficit Problem Is Almost Like Climate Change Denial

May 31, 2017

CEPR co-director Dean Baker explains that Trump’s attention to the link between trade deficit and loss of manufacturing jobs is legitimate, even though many pundits continue to deny it. However, Trump’s solutions probably won’t help

Leaked TPP Document Reveals No Regard for Environment in Trade Agreement

January 15, 2014

President Obama’s fast track process for TPP gets dealt another blow by leaked environment chapter

The Creditor/Debtor Paradox: Heiner Flassbeck Comments On The German Experience

June 30, 2013
In this two part series, former German finance minister, Heiner Flassbeck, discusses the unbearable debt imposed on Germany by the Treaty of Versailles after WWI, the subsequent debt forgiveness & restructuring of Germany’s external debt after WWII and Germany’s position today as a European creditor nation