Episode 36: Trade, Politics, and the Global Economic Outlook in 2020

Guest: Dr. Marcus Noland Dr. Marcus Noland, Executive Vice President and Director of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, joined us in January for an overview of U.S. trade policy and an economic outlook for 2020. Dr. Noland shared his views on trade policy and trade agreements, and global economic challenges that the international community […]


NAFTA 2.0 and the Future of American Trade Policy

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Geoffrey Gertz, fellow in the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings, will join us to discuss the current United States trade agenda and the the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). How will NAFTA 2.0 effect the United States economy and our trade partners? Gertz […]


Happy Dog Takes on the World: Forecast Calls For… A Global Trade War?

In October, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its global growth forecast, as tensions between the United States and its trading partners continues to escalate. IMF predicts the global economy will increase 3.7 percent – down from an initial estimate in April of 3.9 percent – due to several potentially disruptive trade policies: the US-Mexico-Canada […]

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