Meeting

Renewing America Series: A U.S. Trade Rethink?

Monday, May 2, 2022
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Speakers

Aetna Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Former Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, White House (2013–2017); CFR Member

Senior Fellow for Trade and International Political Economy, Council on Foreign Relations; Professor of Practice, Georgetown University Law Center

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Queen’s University; Coauthor, Six Faces of Globalization

Presider

Dean Emerita, School of International and Public Affairs, and Professor of Practice in International Economic Law and International Affairs, Columbia University; Independent Chair, Board of Directors, Mastercard; CFR Member

Panelists discuss U.S. trade policy, including the challenges of anti-globalization sentiment, the changing trade environment, and how the United States can develop a more coherent plan on trade.

The meeting includes a salon discussion on trade. During the salon discussion, a facilitator helps steer a conversation on how U.S. trade policy can be updated. The Salon Series is intended to stimulate critical thinking and debate among CFR members on important and timely topics. Please note there are no speakers for the salon discussion session. The discussion is a chance for members to speak and discuss their views on the topic of the meeting.

With its Renewing America initiative, CFR is evaluating nine critical domestic issues that shape the ability of the United States to navigate a demanding, competitive, and dangerous world.

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