Now that the UK has voted to leave the EU, one of the biggest remaining questions is how it will affect the British economy. Hari Sreenivasan sits down with London School of Economics professor Swati Dhingra, who has been studying…
By Paul Solman
Britain's European Union memebership benefits not only its economy, but its labor standards too.
By Associated Press
President Barack Obama delivered a strong defense of international trade deals Sunday in the face of domestic and foreign opposition, saying it's "indisputable" that such agreements strengthen the economies and make U.S. businesses more competitive worldwide.
The issue of trade, and whether our deals are helping or hurting American workers, is resonating with many prospective voters this election season. For a closer look at how U.S. trade policy is playing out in the presidential race, Hari…
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
Trump's assault on trade deals seems to be winning politics. But his analysis of how trade hurts American workers is flawed, and as president, he would struggle to deliver on his promises.
How do you explain the utter contempt Trump has expressed on the campaign trail about others who outsource, while he is doing the exact same thing?…
By Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Cathleen Cimino-Isaacs
It’s a rocky road to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but here’s why we should take it.
In 17th century New Plymouth, the pilgrims’ trade with the Natives focused on the three F’s: fur, fish and forests.
By Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
The president is facing opposition to the deal from Democrats and Republicans alike.
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations have struck the largest trade deal in a generation. The wide-ranging Trans-Pacific Partnership sets new rules for labor and environmental standards and reduces and phases out thousands of tariffs on American producers,…
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