Trade

Op-Ed

How Global Trade Can Rein in Health Costs

Authors: Jagdish N. Bhagwati and Dean Baker
cnn.com

Jagdish Bhagwati and Dean Baker say Americans could benefit from the fact that quality medical care is often available at lower prices outside the U.S.

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Op-Ed

China's Great Rebalancing Act

Author: Evan A. Feigenbaum
Business Standard

Evan A. Feigenbaum argues that China's capital-intensive, export-oriented approach is delivering diminishing returns and threatens to become a major political vulnerability for the Chinese government.

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Article

China's Great Rebalancing Act

Authors: Nicholas Consonery, Evan A. Feigenbaum, Damien Ma, Michal Meidan, and Henry Hoyle
Eurasia Group

Nicholas Consonery, Evan A. Feigenbaum, Damien Ma, Michael Meidan, and Henry Hoyle argue that China's capital-intensive, export-oriented growth model is delivering diminishing returns and threatens to become a major political vulnerability for the government, and China's leaders must overcome political restraints to implement a comprehensive and ambitious rebalancing agenda.

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Op-Ed

The Wrong Way to Free Trade

Author: Jagdish N. Bhagwati
New York Times

Jagdish Bhagwati argues U.S. policymakers should move away from bilateral trade deals and toward the Doha round.

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Op-Ed

Who Will Win as China's Economy Changes?

Author: Evan A. Feigenbaum
Business Standard

Evan A. Feigenbaum argues that while a rebalancing of China's economy will mean a more competitive and powerful China, it will also create new opportunities for those countries in Asia that get manufacturing and investment policies right.

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Op-Ed

Free Trade, Safe Trade

Author: Jagdish N. Bhagwati
The Times of India

Jagdish Bhagwati shares anecdotes of the sometimes-painful outcomes that protectionist policies can produce.

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Op-Ed

Why Free Trade Matters

Author: Jagdish N. Bhagwati
Project Syndicate

Jagdish Bhagwati takes on the critics of free trade.

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Op-Ed

More Trade and More Aid

Authors: Matthew J. Slaughter and Robert Z. Lawrence
New York Times

Matthew Slaughter and Robert Lawrence urge Washington to cut more free-trade deals while expanding the safety net for displaced workers.

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Video Interviewer: L. Camille Massey
Interviewee: James W. Owens

Jim Owens, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Emeritus, discusses the importance of competitiveness and free trade issues for the long term economic health of the United States and for the country's leadership role in the world. Owens spoke to Council on Foreign Relations Vice President Camille Massey during CFR's 2011 Corporate Conference.

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