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Why China can’t meet Trump’s $200 billion trade demand

Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology President Donald Trump has demanded China cut its trade deficit with the U.S. by US$200 billion by 2020...

What is a tariff? An economist explains

Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology President Donald Trump recently slapped tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on foreign aluminum,...

‘Trade wars are good’? 3 past conflicts tell a very different...

Marc-William Palen, University of Exeter President Donald Trump renewed fears of a global trade war after he vowed to slap steep tariffs on foreign aluminum...

Trump’s ‘America first’ trade policy ignores key lesson from Great Depression

Charles Hankla, Georgia State University President Donald Trump declared his nearly two-week trip through Asia “tremendously successful,” but economic history should make us more skeptical....

Apple and 7-Eleven show why Trump’s threat to sever China trade...

Greg Wright, University of California, Merced President Donald Trump tweeted on September 3 that the U.S. “is considering, in addition to other options, stopping all...

Why the US shouldn’t start a trade war with China

Greg Wright, University of California, Merced The U.S. and China seem to be on the verge of a costly trade war. Most recently, the Trump administration...

Why Trump’s threat to slap tariffs on foreign steel is a...

William Hauk, University of South Carolina During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump attracted a lot of support by promising to restore jobs to the...

What’s at stake as President Trump sits down with China’s Xi

Greg Wright, University of California, Merced The U.S. and China together account for one-third of global economic output, so there is a lot...

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Everyday ethics: Should I be taking unemployment insurance?

Lee McIntyre, Boston University A lot of people are facing ethical decisions about their daily life as a result of the coronavirus. Ethicist Lee McIntyre...