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US Trade Policy

Essential Reading Items

Book: Understanding the Trans-Pacific Partnership
by Jeffrey J. Schott , Barbara Kotschwar and Julia Muir
January 2013

Book: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Asia-Pacific Integration: A Quantitative Assessment
by Peter A. Petri , Michael G. Plummer and Fan Zhai
November 2012

Policy Brief 12-21: How Can Trade Policy Help America Compete?
by Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2012

Policy Brief 11-20: The United States Should Establish Permanent Normal Trade Relations with Russia
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2011

Policy Brief 11-8: What Should the United States Do about Doha?
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2011

Book: The Long-Term International Economic Position of the United States
edited by C. Fred Bergsten
April 2009

Op-ed: New Imbalances Will Threaten Global Recovery
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
June 10, 2010

Op-ed: How Best to Boost US Exports
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Washington Post
February 3, 2010

Op-ed: Cooling the Planet Without Chilling Trade
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Lori Wallach, Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch
Op-ed in the Washington Post
November 13, 2009

Paper: Submission to the USTR in Support of a Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper submitted to the United States Trade Representative on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
January 25, 2010

Working Paper 09-2: Policy Liberalization and US Merchandise Trade Growth, 1980–2006
by Matthew Adler, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2009

Policy Brief 09-2: Buy American: Bad for Jobs, Worse for Reputation
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2009

Paper: Report to the President-Elect and the 111th Congress on A New Trade Policy for the United States
December 17, 2008

Book: American Trade Politics, 4th edition
by I. M. Destler
June 2005

Op-ed: The Payoff from Globalization
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Paul L. E. Grieco, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Washington Post
June 7, 2005

Policy Brief 08-5: World Trade at Risk
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2008


Policy Briefs

14-19: US Policies toward Liquefied Natural Gas and Oil Exports: An Update [pdf]
by Cathleen Cimino, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2014

14-13: NAFTA at 20: Misleading Charges and Positive Achievements [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Cathleen Cimino, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Tyler Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2014

14-7: Rethinking the National Export Initiative [pdf]
by Caroline Freund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2014

14-2: Addressing Currency Manipulation Through Trade Agreements [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2014

13-26: Financial Services in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2013

13-13: Sizing Up US Export Disincentives for a New Generation of National-Security Export Controls [pdf]
by J. David Richardson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Asha Sundaram, University of Cape Town, South Africa
May 2013

13-11: Dealing with Cybersecurity Threats Posed by Globalized Information Technology Suppliers [pdf]
by Theodore H. Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2013

13-9: Corporate Taxation and US MNCs: Ensuring a Competitive Economy [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Martin Vieiro, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2013

13-8: Crafting a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: What Can Be Done [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Cathleen Cimino, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2013

13-6: Liquefied Natural Gas Exports: An Opportunity for America [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Allie E. Bagnall, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2013

12-21: How Can Trade Policy Help America Compete? [pdf]
by Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2012

12-9: US Tire Tariffs: Saving Few Jobs at High Cost [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Sean Lowry, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2012

11-20: The United States Should Establish Permanent Normal Trade Relations with Russia [pdf]
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2011

11-8: What Should the United States Do about Doha? [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2011

11-7: Logistics Reform for Low-Value Shipments [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Yee Wong, Government Accountability Office
June 2011

11-6: Revitalizing the Export-Import Bank [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Meera Fickling, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Woan Foong Wong, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2011

10-28: KORUS FTA 2.0: Assessing the Changes [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2010

10-23: Prospects for Implementing the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2010

10-20: Renminbi Undervaluation, China’s Surplus, and the US Trade Deficit [pdf]
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2010

10-13: Hobbling Exports and Destroying Jobs [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Theodore H. Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2010

10-11: A Trade Agenda for the G-20 [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2010

10-10: Higher Taxes on Multinationals Would Hurt US Workers and Exports [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Theodore H. Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2010

09-4: Money for the Auto Industry: Consistent with WTO Rules? [pdf]
by Claire Brunel, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2009

09-2: Buy American: Bad for Jobs, Worse for Reputation [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2009

08-5: World Trade at Risk [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2008

08-2: Strengthening Trade Adjustment Assistance [pdf]
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2008

07-7: The Korea-US Free Trade Agreement: A Summary Assessment [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2007

07-5: American Trade Politics in 2007: Building Bipartisan Compromise [pdf]
by I. M. Destler, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Document available in English and Spanish
May 2007

06-9: Can America Still Compete or Does It Need a New Trade Paradigm? [pdf]
by Martin Neil Baily, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2006

06-4: Negotiating the Korea–United States Free Trade Agreement [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Scott C. Bradford, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Thomas Moll, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2006

04-5: China Bashing 2004 [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Yee Wong, Peterson Institute for International Economics
September 2004

03-10: Next Move in Steel: Revocation or Retaliation? [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Ben Goodrich, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2003

03-8: More Pain, More Gain: Politics and Economics of Eliminating Tariffs [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Ben Goodrich, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2003

03-4: The Impact of Economic Sanctions on US Trade: Andrew Rose's Gravity Model [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Barbara Oegg, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2003

03-1: Steel Policy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Ben Goodrich, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2003

02-10: The Foreign Sales Corporation: Reaching the Last Act? [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2002

02-1: Time for a Grand Bargain in Steel?
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Ben Goodrich, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2002

01-10: Economic Policy Following the Terrorist Attacks [pdf]
by Martin Neil Baily, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2001

01-9: Steel: Big Problems, Better Solutions
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Ben Goodrich, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2001

01-6: Prospects for Transatlantic Competition Policy
by Mario Monti, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2001

01-5: Fin(d)ing Our Way on Trade and Labor Standards?
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2001

01-3: The US Export-Import Bank: Time for an Overhaul
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2001

01-2: A Prescription to Relieve Worker Anxiety
by Lori G. Kletzer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Robert E. Litan, The Brookings Institution
March 2001

00-7: "No" to Foreign Telecoms Equals "No" to the New Economy! [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Edward M. Graham, Peterson Institute for International Economics
September 2000

00-6: The ILO and Enforcement of Core Labor Standards [pdf]
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2000

00-3: American Access to China's Marketplace: The Congressional Vote on PNTR [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Daniel H. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2000

00-2: Decision-Making in the WTO
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jayashree Watal, Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 2000

00-1: The Next Trade Policy Battle
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2000

99-10: World Trade After Seattle: Implications for the United States
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 1999

99-7: Trade and Income Distribution: The Debate and New Evidence
by William R. Cline, Peterson Institute for International Economics
September 1999

99-5: Steel Quotas: A Rigged Lottery
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Erika Wada, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 1999

99-1: Implementing Japanese Recovery
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 1999

98-6: The Transatlantic Economic Partnership
by Ellen L. Frost, Peterson Institute for International Economics
September 1998


Working Papers

13-11: AGOA Rules: The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Special Fabric Provisions [pdf]
by Lawrence Edwards, Cape Town University
and Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2013

13-5: Peers and Tiers and US High-Tech Export Controls: A New Approach to Estimating Export Shortfalls [pdf]
by Asha Sundaram, University of Cape Town, South Africa
and J. David Richardson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2013

10-17: Trade Disputes Between China and the United States: Growing Pains so Far, Worse Ahead? [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jared C. Woollacott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
December 2010

10-10: Wholesalers and Retailers in US Trade [pdf]
by Andrew B. Bernard, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and NBER
and J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Stephen J. Redding, London School of Economics
and Peter K. Schott, Yale School of Management and NBER
June 2010

10-6: Toward a Sunny Future? Global Integration in the Solar PV Industry [pdf]
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Thilo Hanemann, Rhodium Group
and Lutz Weischer, World Resources Institute
and Matt Miller
May 2010

10-4: The Margins of US Trade [pdf]
by Andrew B. Bernard, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and NBER
and J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Stephen J. Redding, London School of Economics
and Peter K. Schott, Yale School of Management and NBER
May 2010

10-3: Intra-Firm Trade and Product Contractibility [pdf]
by Andrew B. Bernard, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and NBER
and J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Stephen J. Redding, London School of Economics
and Peter K. Schott, Yale School of Management and NBER
May 2010

09-3: American Multinationals and American Economic Interests: New Dimensions to an Old Debate [pdf]
by Theodore H. Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
July 2009

09-2: Policy Liberalization and US Merchandise Trade Growth, 1980–2006 [pdf]
by Matthew Adler, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2009

07-1: The Trade Effects of Preferential Arrangements: New Evidence from the Australia Productivity Commission [pdf]
by Dean A. DeRosa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2007

05-3: Affinity and International Trade [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2005

03-4: Falling Trade Costs, Heterogeneous Firms, and Industry Dynamics [pdf]
by Andrew B. Bernard, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and NBER
and J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Peter K. Schott, Yale School of Management and NBER
May 2003

01-8: Finance and Changing US-Japan Relations: Convergence Without Leverage--Until Now [pdf]
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
August 2001

01-2: Subsidies, Market Closure, Cross-Border Investment, and Effects on Competition: The Case of FDI in the Telecommunications Sector [pdf]
by Edward M. Graham, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2001

00-7: Transatlantic Issues in Electronic Commerce [pdf]
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2000

00-2: International Economic Agreements and the Constitution [pdf]
by Richard M. Goodman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and John M. Frost, Peterson Institute for International Economics
February 2000

97-3: Open Regionalism
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics

97-2: US-Japan Civil Aviation: Prospects for Progress
by Jacqueline McFadyen, Peterson Institute for International Economics

97-1: Chasing Phantoms: The Political Economy of USTR
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics

SPECIAL: Globalization and Productivity in the United States and Germany [pdf]
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
International Finance Discussion Paper Number 595 for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

96-11: Trade, Investment, and Economic Conflict Between the US and Asia
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics

96-8: The Future of US-Korea Economic Relations
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics


Testimony

US-India Intellectual Property Rights Issues: Comment on USTR Special 301 Review [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Written submission for the "2014 Special 301 Review: Identification of Countries Under Section 182 of the Trade Act of 1974: Request for Public Comment and Announcement of Public Hearing"
March 7, 2014

Effects of Trade, Investment, and Industrial Policies in India [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the United States International Trade Commission Hearing on Trade Investment, and Industrial Policies in India: Effects
February 12, 2014

Impact of Recent and Pending Free Trade Agreements on Small Businesses [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Committee on Small Business hearing "Ready to Export: Small Business Policy Recommendations for USTR"
June 26, 2013

Deepening US-India Trade Relations [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Ways and Means Committee of the United States Congress, hearing on "US-India trade relations."
March 13, 2013

Opportunities for US Exports of Business Services [pdf]
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared statement submitted before the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means
September 20, 2012

Assessing the Strategic and Economic Dialogue [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement before the Hearing on Reviewing the US–China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
May 23, 2012

A Muscular Multilateralism to Engage China on Trade [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress, hearing on "Manufacturing in the USA: How Trade Policy Offshores Jobs"
September 21, 2011

Evaluating the Impact of Small Business Trade Policy on Job Creation and Economic Growth
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives Committee on Small Business hearing on "Evaluating the Impact of Small Business Trade Policy on Job Creation and Economic Growth"
April 28, 2010

The Export Imperative [pdf]
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony prepared for the Senate Finance Committee Subcommittee on International Trade
December 9, 2009

Policy Options to Prevent Climate Change [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means
September 18, 2008

US Leadership in the Global Food Crisis
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives, Committee on Financial Services, hearing on Contributing Factors and International Responses to the Global Food Crisis
May 14, 2008

The Current Account Deficit and the US Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Budget Committee of the United States Senate
February 1, 2007

The US Trade Deficit and China
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on US-China Economic Relations Revisited
Committee on Finance, United States Senate
March 29, 2006

Do China's Abusive Labor Practices Encourage Outsourcing and Drive Down American Wages?
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Democratic Policy Committee Hearing
March 29, 2004

Liberalizing Services: Key to Faster Global Growth and the Sustainability of the US Trade Deficit
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade
Senate Finance Committee
United States Senate
Washington, DC
October 21, 1999

The Need for Fast Track Authority
by I. M. Destler, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
September 30, 1997

The Need for New Fast Track Legislation
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Finance
United States Senate
Washington, DC
June 3, 1997


Op-eds

The Errors of Conservatives Obscure the Case for Trade
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
July 22, 2014

A Win-Win-Win Solution for the Trans-Pacific Partnership
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Caixin Online
June 13, 2014

This Is Japan's Chance to Lead TPP Talks
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Published in the Nikkei Asian Review. Reposted with permisssion.
April 18, 2014

Our Chance to Slash the High Costs of Currency Manipulation
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
December 16, 2013

US Should Support a Trade Deal with Japan
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
July 23, 2013

The Curious Case of the Protectionist Dog That Has Not Barked
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
July 10, 2013

The Danger of Politicized Foreign Investment Reviews
by Daniel H. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Thilo Hanemann, Rhodium Group
Op-ed in the Hill
June 8, 2013

China and America Should Strike a Grand Bargain
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
June 6, 2013

The Great Powers’ Relationship Hinges on the Pacific
by Robert B. Zoellick, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times

June 4, 2013

Getting Japan to Guzzle American Gas
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed on Bloomberg.com
April 24, 2013

As Other Nations Prosper, So Will United States
by Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Lawrence Edwards, Cape Town University
Op-ed in the Miami Herald
April 14, 2013

US Must Learn to Live with India's Frailties
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Business Standard, New Delhi
March 19, 2013

A New US International Economic Strategy
by Robert B. Zoellick, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal
February 5, 2013

How the IMF Can Help Cut US Joblessness
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Bloomberg. Reposted with permission.
February 4, 2013

The Costs of Not Granting Russia PNTR
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Hill
August 31, 2012

Moldova Deserves PNTR As Well
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Hill
June 20, 2012

The United States Should Focus on Business Services, Not Manufacturing
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Washington Post
February 23, 2012

An Overlooked Way to Create Jobs
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the New York Times
September 28, 2011

TAA Reauthorization: Necessary and Appropriate
by Greg Mastel, Dutko Worldwide
and Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Hill
July 21, 2011

Trade: An Opportunity About to Be Lost?
by Greg Mastel, Dutko Worldwide
and Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Hill
May 20, 2011

US Trade Policy and the Doha Round: An Alternative View
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in VoxEU.org
May 18, 2011

Obama Has to Tell Beijing Some Hard Truths
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
November 29, 2010

Congress and the KORUS FTA
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Korea Times
November 8, 2010

Trade Adjustment Assistance: Lost in the Shuffle
by Greg Mastel, Dutko Worldwide
and Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Hill
November 5, 2010

What Obama Can Offer in India
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Washington Post
October 29, 2010

We Can Fight Fire with Fire on the Renminbi
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
October 4, 2010

Let's Make a Deal: How to Bring the Doha Trade Talks to a Close
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Foreign Affairs
August 17, 2010

Taiwan Is Next Stop in US Reengagement in Asia
by Daniel H. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Posted in the China Real Time Report, Wall Street Journal
August 8, 2010

Let's Do a Doha Deal
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in VoxEU.org
July 6, 2010

Will the New Climate Bill Damage US Energy Security?
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Michael A. Levi, Council on Foreign Relations
Op-ed on Slate.com
June 15, 2010

New Imbalances Will Threaten Global Recovery
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
June 10, 2010

Obama Trade Initiatives Are a Good Start
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Hill
March 22, 2010

How Best to Boost US Exports
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Washington Post
February 3, 2010

Cooling the Planet Without Chilling Trade
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Lori Wallach, Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch
Op-ed in the Washington Post
November 13, 2009

America Cannot Resolve Global Imbalances on Its Own
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
August 19, 2009

Obama Needs To Be Bold on Trade
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
June 23, 2009

US Free Trade Promises Must Be Honored
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
May 20, 2009

Why Carbon Tariffs Are a Bad Idea—For Now
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Originally posted on the Argument at ForeignPolicy.com
March 26, 2009

Restoring Economic Diplomacy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the National Voter
January 27, 2009

Balance Trade with Healthcare
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Raymond C. Offenheiser, Oxfam America
Op-ed in the Miami Herald
December 16, 2008

Trade Saves the Day
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Washington Post
September 17, 2008

Trade Has Saved America from Recession
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
June 30, 2008

The Democrats' Dangerous Trade Games
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Wall Street Journal
May 20, 2008

Bullying Latin America
by Eric Farnsworth, Council of the Americas
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Baltimore Sun
August 2, 2007

Why a “Grand Deal” on Labor Could End Trade Talks
by Theodore H. Moran, Georgetown University
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
March 12, 2007

Korea’s Unique Historic Opportunity
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Chosun Ilbo
February 10, 2007

The Payoff from Globalization
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Paul L. E. Grieco, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Washington Post
June 7, 2005

When the Dollar Bill Comes Due
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Katharina Plück, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed
April 27, 2005

End This Damaging Tax and Trade Charade
by Ernest Christian, US Export Coalition
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
March 8, 2004

Trade Frictions in an Election Year
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Oriental Morning Post
January 30, 2004

A Competitive Approach to Free Trade
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Financial Times
December 4, 2002

America Cannot Afford Tax Cuts
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed published in the Financial Times
January 11, 2001


Speeches and Papers

The United States, Japan, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presented at a conference held by the High-Level Working Group on Japan-US Common Economic Challenges, cohosted by the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation Japan
June 2, 2014

Abenomics: An American View [pdf]
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Brown Bag Lunch (BBL) seminar No. 872 held at the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, Tokyo
February 26, 2014

NAFTA and the North American Future [pdf]
by Robert B. Zoellick, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared remarks delivered at the Baylor University conference "NAFTA in the Context of a Changing Global Economy"
October 15, 2013

The Challenges and Opportunities of International Trade: Past, Present, and Future [pdf]
by Sander M. Levin, United States House of Representatives
Prepared remarks delivered at a Peterson Institute event
July 23, 2013

Payoff from the World Trade Agenda 2013 [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Cathleen Cimino, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Julia Muir, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Report to the ICC Research Foundation
April 22, 2013

American Exceptionalism: Time for New Thinking on Economics and Security [pdf]
by Robert B. Zoellick, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared remarks for the Alastair Buchan Memorial Lecture delivered at the International Institute of Strategic Studies, London
July 25, 2012

Outlook for US Trade Policy for 2012-13 [pdf]
by Kevin Brady, Trade Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee
Transcript of speech delivered at a conference on US trade policy held at the Peterson Institute
June 20, 2012

Russia after the Presidential Election: What It Means for the United States [pdf]
by Michael A. McFaul, US Ambassador to Russia
Transcript of speech delivered at the Peterson Institute for International Economics
March 12, 2012

Why the Korea–United States Free Trade Agreement Is a Big Deal [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in SERI Quarterly
July 2011

Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Future of the World Trade System
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript of portion of Panel 1, Asia-Pacific Perspectives on the Future of the World Trade System, of the East-West Center / US Asia Pacific Council 8th Annual Washington Conference, Washington, DC
May 23, 2011

When It Comes to Globalization, Listen to the American People
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in Foreign Policy
April 18, 2011

The Middle East and North Africa: A New Social Contract for Development
by Robert B. Zoellick, President, World Bank
Prepared remarks delivered at a Peterson Institute event
April 6, 2011

Foreign Manufacturing Multinationals and the Transformation of the Chinese Economy: Faustian Bargain to Trade Technology for Access?
by Theodore H. Moran, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission Hearing on "Chinese State-Owned Enterprises and US-China Bilateral Investment"
March 30, 2011

Reshaping US Trade Policy in a Globalizing Economy
by Sander M. Levin, United States House of Representatives
Prepared remarks delivered at a Peterson Institute for International Economics event
March 29, 2011

World Trade and the American Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Keynote address at the World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast in Los Angeles, California
May 3, 2010

Asia-Pacific Regional Economic Integration and Architecture
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech delivered via video at the conference on Asia-Pacific Regional Economic Integration and Architecture at Auckland University, New Zealand
March 25, 2010

US Protectionist Impulses in the Wake of the Great Recession [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Woan Foong Wong, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jared C. Woollacott, Duke University
Report to the International Chamber of Commerce Research Foundation
March 2010

Submission to the USTR in Support of a Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper submitted to the United States Trade Representative on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
January 25, 2010

America, Europe, and the New Trade Order [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in Business and Politics (Berkeley Electronic Press), Vol. 11 : 3
November 2009

FTAs and the Future of US-Korean Trade Relations [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper prepared for the KEI conference "Navigating Turbulence in Northeast Asia: The Future of the US-ROK Alliance" held October 24, 2009, in Honolulu, HI
November 2009

A Snag for the Panama FTA [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
June 9, 2009

Will the US Auto Rescue Disrupt Global Trade? [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
June 9, 2009

Policy Liberalization and US Merchandise Trade Growth, 1980–2006 [pdf]
by Matthew Adler, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 21, 2009

Trade Rift Deepens with Mexico [pdf]
by Barbara Kotschwar, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
March 19, 2009

What To Do about Doha
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presentation before the USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum
February 27, 2009

Does the Auto Bailout Undermine Global Trade Rules? [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
February 26, 2009

Trade Policy and the Obama Administration
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcription of comments at a joint meeting of the Institute for Global Economics and the Korea International Trade Association in Seoul, Korea
February 25, 2009

The Global Economic Crisis as a National Security Issue [pdf]
by I. M. Destler, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
February 13, 2009

Will Buy American Produce Jobs for America? [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
February 4, 2009

Jobs on Main Street, Customers Around the World: A Positive Trade Agenda for US Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises
by Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative
Prepared Remarks at the USTR Conference on Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC
January 21, 2009

Report to the President-Elect and the 111th Congress on A New Trade Policy for the United States [pdf]
December 17, 2008

The North American Free Trade Agreement: Time for a Change? [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
7th Annual North American Regional Meeting
The Trilateral Commission
November 21-23, 2008

Is a Trade Deal in the Offing in Congress? [pdf]
by I. M. Destler, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript from Peterson Perspectives: Interviews on Current Issues
November 14, 2008

Remarks Regarding Trade Adjustment Assistance
by Senator Max Baucus, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee
Keynote address at an event held at the Peterson Institute
January 30, 2008

US Trade Policy Over the Coming Period
by Charles Rangel, Chairman, House Ways and Means Committee
Remarks at a special dinner meeting
Peterson Institute
April 23, 2007

Americans and Free Trade: Discussion with Trade Expert Gary Hufbauer
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Interview conducted by the Policy Council
September 2006

Embedding Pacific Asia in the Asia Pacific: The Global Impact of an East Asian Community [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech at the Japan National Press Club, Tokyo
September 2, 2005

US Trade Policy in 2005
by Robert Rubin, Citigroup
Luncheon Address at the conference "US Trade Policy in 2005"
Institute for International Economics
February 15, 2005

This is Bangalore Calling: Hang Up or Speed Dial? What Technology-Enable International Trade in Services Means for the US Economy [pdf]
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
January 15, 2005

The Risks Ahead for the World Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article by invitation for The Economist
September 9, 2004

The US Economic Outlook: April 2004 [pdf]
by Martin Neil Baily, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presentation at "Global Economic Forecasts"
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
April 1, 2004

Foreign Economic Policy for the Next President
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Essay in Foreign Affairs
March-April 2004

US-Brazil Trade Relations in a New Era
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
To be published in O Brasil e os Estados Unidos num Mundo em Mutação
edited by Paulo Roberto de Almeida and Rubens Antonio Barbosa
November 2003

The Digital Trade Agenda of the US: Parallel Tracks of Bilateral, Regional, and Multilateral Liberalization [pdf]
by Sacha Wunsch-Vincent, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Forthcoming in Swiss Review of International Economic Relations (Aussenwirtschaft), Vol. 58., No. 1, March 2003, Zürich: Rüegger, pp. 7-46
March 2003

A Renaissance for United States Trade Policy?
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Article in Foreign Affairs
November-December 2002

US Trade Policy: Method to the Madness?
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Revised version of paper prepared for the International Affairs Institute
Rome, Italy
October 11, 2002

The FSC Case: Background and Implications
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
February 27, 2002

"American Trade Leadership: What is at Stake" [pdf]
by Robert B. Zoellick, US Trade Representative
Speech before the Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 24, 2001

World Trade and Transatlantic Relations
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
American-German Biennial Conference
Toward A New Transatlantic Agenda
Alexandria, Virginia
June 14-16, 2001

North American Convergence: An American Perspective
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks at the annual policy conference of the Canadian Association for Business Economics
Washington, DC
March 30, 2001

Trade Strategy in the Bush Administration
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Remarks at the trade issues forum entitled "Commotion over Trade Promotion: Taking Stock of Domestic and International Views on America's Stake in Global Trade"
Organized by The Global Economic Policy Project
at the New America Foundation
March 19, 2001

NAFTA and the Environment: Lessons for Trade Policy
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Diana Orejas, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech delivered at the International Policy Forum
Organized by The Bildner Center, Western Hemisphere Studies
New York
February 28, 2001

Business Opportunities From Global E-Commerce Policies [pdf]
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presented at the Northern Virginia Technology Council
January 2001

Global Electronic Commerce: Issues and Policy for Developing Countries [pdf]
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presentation at the e-commerce workshop
Sponsored by the government of Bangladesh
January 2001

(Mis)Managing Diversity: Worker Rights and US Trade Policy [pdf]
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper reprinted from International Negotiation
September 2000

Economic Reform: Content, Progress, Prospects
by John Williamson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presented at the 50th anniversary celebration of the University of Baroda
November 23, 1999

Antidumping: A look at US Experience--Lessons for Indonesia
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Paper for the Ministry of Industry and Trade
Republic of Indonesia
August 20, 1999

On the Causes of the US Current Account Deficit
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Briefing for the Trade Deficit Review Commission
August 19, 1999

Economists, Policy Reform, and Political Economy
by John Williamson, The World Bank
Keynote address to a conference at the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation
December 6, 1998

On Markets and Regulation
by John Williamson, The World Bank
Paper presented to a conference held at the University of California, Santa Cruz
November 20-21, 1998

Trade Policy and Trade Legislation in 1998
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech given to a conference titled "Restarting Fast Track"
Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
February 3, 1998

Competition Policy and the World Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech given before the World Economic Forum
Davos, Switzerland
January 30, 1998

International Economic Leadership: Keeping America on the Right Track for the Twenty-First Century
by Madeleine K. Albright, Secretary of State
Address and Q&A Session before the Institute for International Economics
Washington, DC
September 18, 1997