Trade and Globalization

EPI’s research focuses on workers and measures how they are impacted by free trade, globalization, and the depression of wages borne from international agreements and policies.

$37.0 Billion in Lost Wages

$37.0 Billion in Lost Wages

The trade deficit with China cost the U.S. economy $37.0 billion in lost wages in 2011. Annual wage losses will increase if the U.S. trade deficit with China increases, as it did in 2012. Read the report

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