Trade & Globalization

Does International Trade Weaken or Strengthen Countries’ Resilience?” Project Syndicate, June 20, 2022.

"The Geopolitics of Economic Self-Reliance," video of MRCBG panel (incl. Larry Summers), May 6, 2022.

G20 must prioritise global Covid action at October meeting,” The Guardian, Aug. 23, 2021.  

"Will Coronavirus Trigger a Global Recession?" The Guardian, Feb.26, 2020.

The Case for Old-Fashioned Tariff Cuts,” Korea Herald, Dec. 2, 2019.

"Does Trade Fuel Inequality?Project Syndicate, Jan. 2, 2018.  In The Guardian.

"Trade, Inequality and the Election,"  The Clair Wilcox Lecture, Swarthmore College, December 13, 2016. Audio (1 hour)transcript, Powerpoint slides,

"Understanding the Global Slowdown," slidespdf, Program on China Business Leadership & Innovation, HKS Executive Education and Cheung Kong School of Business (CKGSB),  Sept.14, 2016.

"Brexit, Trump and Globalization's Have-nots,"  Project Syndicate, July 14, 2016.  E.g., La Nacion, 7/15; The Guardian 7/17/16; and Chosun Ilbo (in Korean) 7/24/16.

“The Global Economy in the 21st Century,”  Ppt slides, Conference celebrating  the 40th anniversary of Prometeia,  Bologna, 26 November, 2015.

"Comments" onThe Comprehensive Restructuring of the International Economic Accounts, BEA Advisory Committee, US Dept. of Commerce, May 9, 2014.

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"New Perspectives on Financial Globalization," slides, IMF Economic Forum, April 27, 2007.

“What Do Economists Mean by Globalization?  Implications for Inflation and Monetary Policy,” Academic Consultants Meeting, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Sept.28, 2006.  Slides with graphs. 

"The World Trading System and Implications of External Opening" written for "From the Washington Consensus Towards a New Global Governance," Fundacio CIDOB, Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 24-25, 2004.

"Globalization: Why and How It Should Continue," presented at the MacArthur Transnational Economic Security Workshop, MIT, May 2000.

"Regional Trading Arrangements: Barriers or Stepping Stones for Global Free Trade," Agenda for the Twenty-first Century, World Bank, July 9, 1998.

"Trade Blocs: Barriers or Stepping Stones for Global Trade and Investment," Keynote Speech before the International Federation of Associations of Business Economists (IFABE), Vancouver, Canada, November 19, 1997.