Trade Talks Episode 25: What Are Trade Deals For? Dani Rodrik Does Trade Talks, Part 1

Soumaya Keynes of The Economist and PIIE Senior Fellow Chad P. Bown have a wide-ranging conversation with Dani Rodrik (Harvard Kennedy School) about trade agreements. In Part 1 of this 4-episode conversation, they discuss the purpose of such deals, the gains from easing labor market restrictions, and Dani’s views on inserting provisions into free trade agreements regarding intellectual property rights protection, investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS), and rules of origin.

Soumaya Keynes (The Economist) and Chad P. Bown (PIIE)

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March 1, 2018

Other episodes in this series:

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4