Should the United States Rethink Its Trade Policy?

In this episode of our special Election 2020 series of The President’s Inbox, Jennifer Hillman and Thea M. Lee join host James M. Lindsay to discuss past and current U.S. trade policy.

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Host
  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
Episode Guests
  • Jennifer Hillman
    Senior Fellow for Trade and International Political Economy
  • Thea M. Lee
    President, Economic Policy Institute

Show Notes

In this special Election 2020 series of The President’s Inbox, James M. Lindsay sits down each week with two experts with different views on how the United States should handle its foreign policy challenges. This week, he discusses U.S. trade policy with Jennifer Hillman, CFR senior fellow for trade and international political economy, and Thea M. Lee, president of the Economic Policy Institute. 

 

Read Lindsay’s takeaways from their conversation and find further readings on his blog, The Water’s Edge.

 

The special Election 2020 episodes of The President’s Inbox are made possible in part by a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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