Trade and Globalization

U.S.-Korea Trade Deal Resulted in Growing Trade Deficits and Nearly 60,000 Lost Jobs

Currency Manipulation: The Real Story vs. House of Cards

Ending Currency Manipulation—Just Follow the Money

Ending Currency Manipulation Would Substantially Erase State Jobs Deficits

Who Wins From Trade?

What to Look for in the State of the Union

Fast Track Legislation: Dead On Arrival?

NAFTA, Twenty Years After: A Disaster

Another Apple Supplier in China Admits Gross Violations of Worker Rights

NAFTA’s Impact on U.S. Workers

House Signals Opposition to Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership

Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement: Job Claims Are Pure Baloney

We Can Do Something to Spur a More Rapid Recovery—Combat Foreign Currency Manipulation

New York Times Op-ed Blames the Victims of Detroit’s Decline

Once Again, American Manufacturing Suffers from Lots of Things, but Excess Blue-Collar Pay Isn’t One of Them

Complacent Consensus on China

Hope and Cash, Investment and Policy: Jeep and the Future of Detroit

Does Value-Added Trade Have Any Implications for Trade Policy?

Kerry drinks the trade Kool-Aid, but trade agreements do NOT create jobs

Manufacturing employment: Nothing to see here, move along…

Is Japan really ready for free trade?

Obama and Abe should address currency manipulation and Japanese trade barriers

Signing trade deals is a terrible jobs strategy

What we read today

The president can end currency manipulation with the stroke of a pen, halving the U.S. trade deficit and creating millions of jobs

Apple’s own data reveal 120,000 supply-chain employees worked excessive hours in November

Don’t be fooled by Apple’s PR: Workers strike against sweatshop conditions

NYT story emphasizes Apple’s positive statements, obscures ongoing labor abuses

The 15 worst economic ideas of 2012

What we read today

EPI research on Trade and Globalization

  • Why Claims of Skills Shortages in Manufacturing Are Overblown

    March 26, 2014 | By Paul Osterman and Andrew Weaver | Report
  • Ending Currency Manipulation Would Create Jobs in Every State, Netting Up to 5.8 Million Jobs

    March 5, 2014 | By Robert E. Scott | Economic snapshot
  • Stop Currency Manipulation and Create Millions of Jobs: With Gains across States and Congressional Districts

    February 26, 2014 | By Robert E. Scott | Report
  • Hearing on U.S.–China Economic Challenges: The impact of U.S.–China trade

    February 21, 2014 | By Robert E. Scott | Testimony
  • U.S. Goods Trade Deficits with China Increased by $3.3 Billion in 2013, and by $3.5 Billion with Countries in the Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership

    February 6, 2014 | By Robert E. Scott | Economic Indicators
  • White House Wrong on Fast Track: Massive Trade Deals Cost Jobs, Depress Wages

    February 5, 2014 | By Robert E. Scott | Report