The 2018-2019 tariffs have created thousands of U.S. jobs.
China’s domestic consumption is 20 points lower than other major economies. It needs to raise consumption to address indebtedness and to raise living standards in China.
U.S. imports of steel conduit from Mexico have exploded since 2017.
The success of the washing machine tariffs shows that “tariff-jumping investment,” i.e. inducing domestic industry growth via tariffs is a viable strategy for the U.S. in industries that have suffered decline.
Japanese steelmaker Nippon Steel has offered $14 billion for historic American company U.S. Steel. The deal is a bad idea. It’s bad for America, bad for steelworkers, bad for the U.S. manufacturing base. It’s even bad for U.S. Steel itself. The U.S. has four major steelmakers. They are essential to the success and prosperity of…
The multinational business community claims that revoking China MFN would be bad for the
U.S. economy. They are wrong.
The December Currency Misalignment Monitor found dollar overvaluation edging up once again, to 17.4% against the basket of 33 other currencies included in our model.
Key Points The standard widely-used trade model, GTAP, has been wrong in its forecasts of every major U.S. trade agreement. CPA economists have modified the model to allow it to show more realistically the effects of trade policy on employment and the entire economy. Our modified GTAP model, GTAP-FP, finds that import restriction or policies…
Business/Technology Explainer: What is the Cloud? Key Points Big Tech has developed valuable software applications to store and manage data anywhere in the world There is a vigorous national and global debate about protecting consumer data and national security as copies of data can be kept anywhere in the world The four cloud computing companies…
The November Currency Misalignment Monitor found dollar overvaluation rising further, to reach 16.8% against the basket of 33 other currencies included in our model.