Protectionism, in the form of tariff and non-tariffbarriers, is on the rise in the U.S. and in other parts of the world. Do trade wars have winners and losers, as President Trump suggests in his remarks that they “are easy to win”? What are the arguments for and against protectionism and what can we learn from the history of trade wars?
Jim Caporaso - Professor of Political Science, UW
Trump, Protection, and Trade: Global Perspectives
Susan Whiting - Associate Professor of Political Science, UW
China's Rise and US-China Trade
Caitlin Ainsley - Assistant Professor of Political Science, UW
The Politics of Bilateral and Multilateral Trade