Found 4 article(s) for author 'TPP'

Surveillance: Harvard’s Porter Says Economy Peaked 20 Years Ago

Surveillance: Harvard’s Porter Says Economy Peaked 20 Years Ago. Michael Porter, September 20, 2016, Audio, “Council of Foreign Relations’ Richard Haass says TPP passage is a no-brainer for an open economy. Harvard Business School’s Michael Porter says our political system is structured to divide us. CLSA’s Mike Mayo says the Wells Fargo scandal will blow over with some pain. Peterson Institute Senior Fellow David Stockton says Yellen is more in the “patient” camp than the “ready to go” camp.Link

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Why Voters Don’t Buy It When Economists Say Global Trade Is Good

Why Voters Don’t Buy It When Economists Say Global Trade Is Good. N. Gregory Mankiw, July 29, 2016, Opinion, “One defining characteristic of recent political debate — in the United States and abroad — is anxiety about foreigners. You see it in Donald Trump’s railing against immigrants and trade agreements. It may well be part of Hillary Clinton’s shift, under pressure from Bernie Sanders, against the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which she once embraced as “the gold standard in trade agreements to open free, transparent, fair trade.Link

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Adjustment and Income Distribution Impacts on the TPP

Adjustment and Income Distribution Impacts on the TPP. Robert Lawrence, April 2016, Book Chapter. “Like all free trade agreements, the Trans-Pacifi c Partnership (TPP) will yield gains to the economy in general but force difficult adjustments on some workers and businesses. Peter A. Petri and Michael G. Plummer (2016) find that the agreement will benefi t the United States as a whole, raise real wages of both skilled and unskilled workers, and increase the real return to capital. It will, however, hurt some workers. In particular, some workers will be displaced by imports and lose income from being unemployed or earning less in their new jobs.Link

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