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Portrait: Timothy Kehoe

The Economics of Trade Agreements

For nearly three generations, the United States and scores of other nations have prospered through trade governed by international rules. But in the last couple of years, University of Minnesota economist Tim Kehoe has watched with alarm as global trade pacts have come under attack by the Trump Administration. In a recent interview, Kehoe outlined the risks of a new era of America First trade policies.