In the News
This page lists op-ed articles, interviews, and newspaper articles that refer to my research.
Last updated September 14, 2021.
News Coverage 2021
On the Persistence of the China Shock.
Brookings, September 8, 2021.
The Rise of Superstar Firms.
UBS Center, June 28, 2021.
There's No Place Like Home - And the Labour Market Needs to Adjust.
Financial Times, April 25, 2021.
Krugman Wonks Out: The China Shock and the Climate Shock.
New York Times, April 23, 2021.
Can Trade Work for Workers?
Foreign Affairs, April 20, 2021.
The Biden Team Wants to Transform the Economy. Really.
New York Times, February 11, 2021.
'Tough' Isn't the China Question Biden Has to Answer on Trade.
Bloomberg, February 8, 2021.
End the Tariff Taboo.
National Review, January 25, 2021.
News Coverage 2020
Three Economic Lessons for Joe Biden from Donald Trump.
Financial Times, December 17, 2020.
What Will Last? The Long-Term Implications of COVID-19.
Credit Suisse Research Institute, December 16, 2020.
Americans Sure Do Agree on a Lot.
Bloomberg, December 14, 2020.
Biden Vs. Biden on China.
National Public Radio, November 24, 2020.
Joe or Donald? The Weight of the US Vote on the Swiss Economy.
Corriere del Ticino, November 4, 2020.
How Has Globalization Shaped Inequality? [Video]
UBS Center, October 29, 2020.
The Rise of Superstar Firms. [Video]
UBS Center, October 29, 2020.
American Economic Association, October 28, 2020.
The Wall and the Bridge.
National Affairs, October 15, 2020.
The American Dream: Bringing Factories Back to the U.S..
Barron's, October 9, 2020.
Don't Be Fooled by China's Carbon Neutral Pledge.
The Spectator, September 29, 2020.
Is China an Economic Threat?
Hoover Institution, August 27, 2020.
What More Should Antitrust Be Doing?
The Economist, August 8, 2020.
Did America Make a Big Mistake with China Trade 20 Years Ago?
American Enterprise Institute, July 22, 2020.
Testing the "China Shock": Was Normalizing Trade with China a Mistake?
Cato Institute, July 8, 2020.
What Was I Thinking back in 1992?
Economic Principals, June 21, 2020.
Where Do Workers Go When the Robots Arrive?
Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, April 6, 2020.
How to Save Global Capitalism from Itself.
Foreign Policy, April 2, 2020.
Why Are Workers Getting Smaller Pieces of the Pie?
MIT News, March 10, 2020.
Bernie Sanders' Views on Trade Will Leave NZ in the Cold.
Stuff, March 5, 2020.
U.S.-China Trade and Competition.
Economic Policy Institutes, February 26, 2020.
The Cost of Thriving.
American Affairs, February 26, 2020.
Will Silicon Valley Go the Way of Cleveland?
Design World, February 24, 2020.
7 Ways Millenials Are Changing Marriage, from Signing Prenups to Staying Together Longer than Past Generations.
Business Insider, February 4, 2020.
Hubs and Heartlands: The Battlegrounds of the New Class War.
Daily Caller, January 21, 2020.
Concentration and Competition: Ambiguous Relationships.
Conversable Economist, January 10, 2020.
Global Finance Magazine, January 1, 2020.
News Coverage 2019
David Dorn on Social and Economic Origins of Populism. [Video]
UBS Center, December 19, 2019.
Does America Have an Antitrust Problem?
Chicago Booth Review, December 3, 2019.
What if Companies Get Bigger Because They're Better?
Bloomberg, December 2, 2019.
New Protectionism: Still Protectionism and Bad Economics.
The Economic Standard, November 7, 2019.
Chinese Imports Destroyed More Factory Jobs Than Robots.
Bloomberg, October 18, 2019.
Andrew Yang Is Full of It.
Slate, October 17, 2019.
The Progressive Case Against Protectionism.
Foreign Affairs, October 15, 2019.
What Economists (Including Me) Got Wrong About Globalization.
Bloomberg, October 10, 2019.
Also in The New Indian Express.
The Return to Serfdom.
National Review, July 25, 2019.
What's Driving Populism?
Project Syndicate, July 9, 2019.
America's Middle Class Shows Signs of Life.
Bloomberg, June 18, 2019.
Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan for the Nation's Approach to Trade.
Washington Post, June 4, 2019.
Elizabeth Warren's Big Break from 30 Years of Pro-Corporate Trade Policy.
Huffington Post, June 4, 2019.
7 Way in Which Millenials Are Changing Marriage, from Signing Prenups to Staying Together Longer than Past Generations.
Business Insider, May 24, 2019.
NAFTA's Winners and Losers.
Investopedia, May 20, 2019.
How Market Power Has Increased US Inequality.
Equitable Growth, May 3, 2019.
Researchers Say There's a Simple Way to Reduce Suicides: Increase the Minimum Wage.
Washington Post, April 30, 2019.
Superstar Companies May Not Be Evil, Just Good at What They Do.
Bloomberg, April 26, 2019.
China's New Silk Road May Hurt Italian Workers, Analysts Say.
VOA News, March 23, 2019.
Normalizing Trade Relations with China Was the Right Thing to Do.
Reason, March 22, 2019.
Why Did the China Shock Hurt So Much?
The Economist, March 3, 2019.
Puzzling NBER Reports on Blue-Collar Men, Marriage and Manufacturing.
Law & Liberty, February 1, 2019.
Globalization and Inequality: Sharing Wealth One of Society's Greatest Challenge.
The Globe Post, January 30, 2019.
China's Economic Loss Is Not Likely to Be America's Gain.
New York Magazine, January 28, 2019.
The Fight over Men Is Shaping Our Political Future.
New York Times, January 17, 2019.
The Future of Work.
Economic Principals, January 13, 2019.
News Coverage 2018
Untangling the Complex Causes of Inequality.
Economy Matters, December 4, 2018.
Disciplining China's Trade Practices at the WTO: How WTO Complaints Can Help Make China More Market-Oriented.
Cato Institute Policy Analysis, November 15, 2018.
Economic Development Incentives Keep Flowing, Despite Uncertian Benefits.
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, November 13, 2018.
The Bogus Backlash to Globalization.
Foreign Affairs, November 9, 2018.
Millenial Men Leave Perplexing Hole in Hot U.S. Job Market.
Bloomberg, November 2, 2018.
Also in Chicago Tribune and Seattle Times and Perfil.
The China Toll Deepens.
Economic Policy Institue, October 23, 2018.
Unemployment Looks Like 2000 Again. But Wage Growth Doesn't.
New York Times, October 22, 2018.
How to Save Globalization.
Foreign Affairs, October 15, 2018.
Killing NAFTA Would Hurt the U.S. Economy and American Manufacturers.
S&P Global, October 8, 2018.
Globalization, Blue Collar Style.
The Weekly Standard, October 6, 2018.
Also in The Times.
Monopolists Hit a Wall in Local Markets.
Bloomberg Opinion, October 2, 2018.
NAFTA's Economic Impact.
Council on Foreign Relations, October 1, 2018.
How Donald Trump Made Being Tough on China the New Normal and Why It's Here to Stay.
South China Morning Post, September 27, 2018.
Trump Didn't Break the Constitution.
National Review, September 14, 2018.
Fortune, August 21, 2018.
Robots on Warehouse Floor Show a Surprise Perk of Hot Job Market.
Bloomberg, August 17, 2018.
Economists Warn on Dominance of US Corporate Giants.
Financial Times, August 15, 2018.
Why Republicans Don't Push Back on Trump's China Tariffs - In One Map.
Washington Post, August 7 2018.
Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft: Freunde? Oder Feinde?
Süddeutsche Zeitung, August 3, 2018.
Also in Tages-Anzeiger and Berner Zeitung.
Intervista David Dorn. [Video]
Tortuga Econ, July 19, 2018.
If You Love Capitalism, Worry about Small Business.
Bloomberg Opinion, July 12, 2018.
Also in Financial Post.
Companies Appear to be Gaining Market Power.
The Economist, July 7, 2018.
Trade Policy for All.
Majalla Magazine, July 6, 2018.
How Free-Traders Blew It.
Washington Post, June 27, 2018.
Explaining the Trump Presidency Using Economics and Cultural Displacement.
Chicago Booth Review, June 25, 2018.
Too Many of America's Smartest Waste Their Talent.
Bloomberg, June 19, 2018.
As Trump Talks of Trade Losses, China Is a Win for U.S. East Coast Ports.
Reuters, May 31, 2018.
A Trade War with the China Isn't the West's Only Option.
Unherd, May 14, 2018.
Free Trade - An Idea in Decline? [Video]
UBS Center, May 9, 2018.
Debate - Is the Global Trade System Broken?
The Economist, May 9, 2018.
Is Capitalism a Threat to Democracy?
New Yorker, May 9, 2018.
Free-Trade Economists Start to See the Light on Trade and Globalization.
Coalition for a Prosperous America, May 8, 2018.
The Epic Mistake about Manufacturing that's Cost Americans Millions of Jobs.
Quartz, May 3, 2018.
Exonerating Bad Economic Policy for Trump's Win.
Counterpunch, April 26, 2018.
Good News from the Front.
Washington Times, April 19, 2018.
Vox, April 19, 2018.
Trump's Big Mistake on Trade.
Yahoo Finance, April 4, 2018.
George Mason Economics Department Embarrasses Itself.
Mother Jones, March 30, 2018.
Trade Is Not a Job Killer.
New York Times, March 28, 2018.
President Trump's Claim that China Caused 60,000 Factories to Close.
Washington Post, March 26, 2018.
How Trump's Protectionism Backfires.
New York Times, March 20, 2018.
Some Things Are True Even if Trump Believes Them.
New York Times, March 13, 2018.
Help Workers without a Trade War.
Wall Street Journal, March 11, 2018.
Economists See Clouds inthe Silver Lining.
Multi-Housing News, March 7, 2018.
Trump May Prosper from Tariffs even if this Faded Port Town Doesn't.
Washington Post, March 2, 2018.
Men, Murder, Madness and Masculinity in America.
Thrive Global, February 27, 2018.
Is Lack of Competition Strangling the U.S. Economy?
Harvard Business Review, February 26, 2018.
Zombie Companies Walk among Us.
Financial Times, February 23, 2018.
Big Companies Are Getting a Chockehold on the Economy.
Bloomberg View, February 22, 2018.
Could a Trump Manufacturing Resurgence Revive U.S. Marriage Rates?
Fox Business, February 14, 2018.
When "Globalization" Is Public Enemy Number One.
Equitable Growth, February 14, 2018.
When "Globalization" Is Public Enemy Number One.
Equitable Growth, February 11, 2018.
Marriage, Fertility, and Blue-Collar Male Employment.
National Review, February 10, 2018.
10 Things to Read to Understand America.
Bloomberg View, February 5, 2018.
It Matters Where Solar Panels Are Made.
Bloomberg View, January 29, 2018.
Don't Blame Robots for President Trump.
Bloomberg View, January 17, 2018.
In Which Manufacturing Continues to go the Way of Agriculture.
Economic Principals, January 14, 2018.
Didn't Republicans Use to Believe in Free Trade?
The Weekly Standard, January 9, 2018.
News Coverage 2017
Prepare for a Fightback against Big Tech.
Forbes, December 27, 2017.
Economists Lose Credibility When They're Too Certain.
Bloomberg View, December 21, 2017.
The Economic Rationale of Free Trade Agreements.
Briefing Papers, November 7, 2017.
The Market Power of 'Superstar' Companies is Growing.
Chicago Booth Review, October 26, 2017.
What Peter Navarro Gets Right on Trade.
Politico, October 18, 2017.
Trump Aide Says Manufacturing Decline Increases Abortions, Death, and Drug Abuse.
Vox, October 18, 2017.
Why the World's Workers Are Losing to Capitalists.
Dawn, October 3, 2017.
Economic Forces Making US Men Less Appealing Partners, Researchers Say.
CNN, September 28, 2017.
How Did Marriage Become a Mark of Privilege?
New York Times, September 25, 2017.
It's Time to Face NAFTA's Jobs Myth.
Americas Quarterly, September 20, 2017.
Whole Foods Shows What Economists Don't Know.
Bloomberg View, September 18, 2017.
The Urban Revival Certainly Isn't Slowing in New York City.
Hudson Valley One, September 5, 2017.
Trump, Bannon and the Lure of Zero-Sum Thinking.
Financial Times, August 25, 2017.
Higher Minimum Wages Will Give High Tech a Boost.
Bloomberg View, August 22, 2017.
Steve Bannon's "Economic Nationalism" is Total Nonsense.
Vox, August 21, 2017.
America, Home of the Transactional Marriage.
The Atlantic, August 20, 2017.
Here's What You Need to Know as NAFTA Negotiations Begin.
Business Insider UK, August 16, 2017.
Marrying Less and Dying Sooner---How the Downward Spiral of Manufacturing Is Hurting American Men.
Business Insider, August 9, 2017.
Economist: American Men Are Getting Less Marriageable.
CNBC, August 1, 2017.
Why American Men Are Getting Less Marriageable.
Thrive Global, July 26, 2017.
Trump Administration Unveils Goals in Renegotiating NAFTA.
Washington Post, July 17, 2017.
How Fracking Leads to Babies.
The Economist, July 3, 2017.
Trump's Considering a Tariff that Could Put the Economy on a Path to 'Global Recession'.
Business Insider UK, June 30, 2017.
America's Programme to Help Trade's Losers Needs Fixing.
The Economist, June 29, 2017.
The Wrong Kind of Entrepreneurs Flourish in America.
Bloomberg View, June 21, 2017.
Automation Marches on: Do Jobs Need to be Collateral Damage?
S&P Global, June 7, 2017.
Are Robots Going to Steal Our Jobs?
Reason, June 6, 2017.
Crazy in ETF Love? Dawn of the 'Superstars' Tracker.
Modern Investor, May 30, 2017.
In Age of 'Superstar Firms,' Index Investing Logic Holds.
Reuters, May 29, 2017.
Calling Literatures from the Vasty Deep.
New York Times, May 29, 2017.
Also in Globe and Mail andInvestopia.
America's Most Successful Companies Are Killing the Economy.
Market Watch, May 26, 2017.
How to Make the Service Economy Really Deliver.
Bloomberg View, May 23, 2017.
The Trump Administration Formally Launched NAFTA Renegotiations---Here Is What You Need to Know.
Business Insider UK, May 18, 2017.
China's Investments in the US Are Setting Off a Clash of Statistics.
Quartz, May 18, 2017.
Restoring Competition in the Digital Economy.
Project Syndicate, May 17, 2017.
AP Fact Check: Overblown Claim on New China Trade Deal.
Associated Press, May 12, 2017.
In New York Times, Chicago Tribune (print only), Seattle Times, Miami Herald (print only), Fortune, Business Insider, Daily Mail.
NAFTA's Winners and Losers.
Investopedia, April 27, 2017.
Cracking the Mistery of Labor's Falling Share of GDP.
Bloomberg View, April 23, 2017.
On China Trade Shock, Economists' Debate Shifts to Housing Boom.
Wall Street Journal, April 14, 2017.
Trump Isn't Wrong on China Currency Manipulation, Just Late.
New York Times, April 11, 2017.
I Read Trump's Trade Adviser's Anti-China Book. It's Wilder than You Can Imagine.
Vox, April 6, 2017.
Trump's New Tariff Proposal Could Put the Economy on a Path to 'Global Recession'.
Business Insider, April 3, 2017.
Trump Is Vowing to Fix a Problem that Hasn´t Existed for a Decade.
Washington Post, March 31, 2017.
Robots Are Coming After our Blue-Collar Jobs.
Newsweek, March 31, 2017.
Seeking the Cure for American Economic Sclerosis.
Bloomberg View, March 31, 2017.
We're so Unprepared for the Robot Apocalypse.
Washington Post, March 30, 2017.
Also in The Denver Post.
Another Kick in the Teeth: A Top Economist on How China Helped Elect Trump.
Vox, March 29, 2017.
'Carnage' Indeed, but Trump's Policies Would Make It Worse.
New York Times, March 28, 2017.
Competition from China Reduced Innovation in the US.
VoxEU, March 20, 2017.
The Man Who Made Us See That Trade Isn't Always Free.
Bloomberg View, March 16, 2017.
Equal Marriages Go Along with More Equal Pay.
Delaware Online / USA Today Network, March 13, 2017.
Blue-Collar Marriages Are Disappearing as Quickly as Blue-Collar Jobs.
MEL Magazine, March 10, 2017.
Are Chinese Factories Really Killing Marriage in America?
Brookings, March 10, 2017.
Trade with China Might Have Ruined Your Love Life.
Washington Post, March 9, 2017.
The Conservative Theory of Marriage Just Got Blown Apart.
The Week, March 9, 2017.
One Reason Jobs Shrink: Superstar Companies.
Investopedia, March 9, 2017.
Economists Argue About the Impact of Chinese Imports on America.
The Economist, March 9, 2017.
'Superstar Firms' May Have Shrunk Workers' Share of Income.
New York Times, March 8, 2017.
Social Support and Financial Architecture: A Proposal for Reform.
International Banker, March 7, 2017.
On China Trade Shock, Economists Trade Research Barbs.
Wall Street Journal, March 6, 2017.
This is the Economic Impact of Economic Decline on Marriage and Fertility Rates.
Eyewitness News, March 5, 2017.
When Factory Jobs Vanish, Men Become Less Desirable Partners.
The Atlantic, March 3, 2017.
Men at Work: A Marked Decline in the Economy.
Seattle Times, February 28, 2017.
A Murder in Trump's America.
The Atlantic, February 28, 2017.
Wisconsin Is a Global Trade Winner.
Urban Milwaukee, February 28, 2017.
Are Chinese Imports Making It Harder for American Men to Get Married?
Daily Mail, February 27, 2017.
Why Mend Are Having Problems Getting Married.
CBS News, February 27, 2017.
Study: Unemployment Fuels National Drug Epidemic.
Breitbart News, February 27, 2017.
If the Robots Are Coming for Our Jobs, Make Sure They Pay Their Taxes.
The Guardian, February 26, 2017.
Trump's Job Plan Could Lead to a Marriage Boom.
Fox Business, February 24, 2017.
The Jobs Americans Do.
New York Times Magazine, February 23, 2017.
Also in Prensa Press.
How the Decline of Manufacturing is Undermining American Marriages.
Fortune, February 21, 2017.
Trump's Economic Policies Are No Answer to Our Problems.
Socialist Project, February 20, 2017.
Monopolies Are Worse than We Thought.
Bloomberg View, February 15, 2017.
A New Study Shows that Areas in Europe Hit Hardest by Trade Saw a Rise in Support for Nationalist Parties.
Business Insider UK, February 9, 2017.
How Trump Can Make Trade with China Work for America.
National Review, February 8, 2017.
Remind Me What Was So Great About Trade?
Financial Times, February 8, 2017.
'Superstar' Companies Are Eating Into Workers' Wealth, Study Finds.
Bloomberg, February 3, 2017.
Also in Financial Post.
One Reason Workers Are Struggling Even When Companies Are Doing Well.
The Atlantic, February 2, 2017.
'Trump Country' Might Suffer More in a Trade War, Study Says.
Wall Street Journal, January 30, 2017.
Blame Monopolies for Short-Changing U.S. Workers.
Bloomberg View, January 26, 2017.
Did China Eat America's Jobs?
Freakonomics, January 25, 2017.
Trump Reportedly Expected to Sign an Executive Offer on NAFTA.
Business Insider UK, January 23, 2017.
Also in Yahoo Finance.
Renegotiating NAFTA Among Trump's First Executive Orders.
Legal Reader, January 23, 2017.
Trump Wows to 'Crack Down' on Anyone Who Violates Trade Agreement.
Business Insider UK, January 20, 2017.
Amazon Is Going to Kill More American Jobs than China Did.
Market Watch, January 19, 2017.
Also in Yahoo Finanzas.
Trump's Trade Policy: Protecting American Workers at the Expense of American Consumers.
Brookings, January 6, 2017.
Trump Picks Peter Navarro for Trade and China Hits the Panic Button.
Observer, January 4, 2017.
How Will Trumponomics Impact State?
Urban Milwaukee, January 4, 2017.
The Rise of Precariat.
The Malaysian Reserve, January 3, 2017.
News Coverage 2016
The Best Work on Political Economy in 2016.
Washington Post, December 30, 2016.
Donald Trump's Trade Policies Become More Shoking by the Day.
Financial Post, December 29, 2016.
The China Shock and the Trump Shock.
New York Times, December 25, 2016.
Also in El Financiero.
After Decades of Chinese Imports, How to Revive US Manufacturing?
Epoch Times, December 23, 2016.
Trump's New Tariff Proposal Could Put the Economy on Path to Global Recession.
Business Insider, December 22, 2016.
What Economists Learned in 2016--Long After Everyone Else.
American Prospect, December 22, 2016.
People Are Giving Up Instead of Moving to Opportunity--And That's Not Good.
Forbes, December 21, 2016.
Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy.
Executive Office of the President, December 20, 2016.
The Writing that Shaped Economic Thinking in 2016.
Bloomberg View, December 20, 2016.
Also in Business World Online.
Manufacturing Matters Even if It Doesn't Create Many Jobs.
Bloomberg View, December 20, 2016.
We're Totally Misunderstanding the Difference between Mexico and China.
Washington Post, December 19, 2016.
Trade Dialogues: David Dorn [Video].
WTO Trade Dialogues, December 14, 2016.
U.S. Companies Were Hurt by Trade with China Too.
Bloomberg View, December 12, 2016.
Here's Why Donald Trump Is Right about China.
Fortune, December 8, 2016.
Did Trade with China Make U.S. Manufacturing Less Innovative?
Harvard Business Review, December 8, 2016.
Competition From Chinese Imports Weakened U.S. Innovation, Economists Say.
Wall Street Journal, December 6, 2016.
Did Donald Trump Win the Election Because of Trade? A New Study Suggested It Helped.
Slate, December 2, 2016.
A Job Is More than a Paycheck.
Bloomberg View, December 2, 2016.
Trump Won In Counties that Lost Jobs to China and Mexico.
Washington Post, December 2, 2016.
How China May Have Cost Clinton the Election.
Washington Post, December 1, 2016.
Picking Losers Isn't A Great Industrial Policy.
Bloomberg View, November 30, 2016.
What Donald Trump Got Right--And Many Economists Got Wrong--About the Costs of Trade.
Vox, November 30, 2016.
The Politics of Job Polarization.
Project Syndicate, November 27, 2016.
Trump's Dismantling of Trade Deals Won't Bring More Jobs Back.
Huffington Post, November 23, 2016.
Jump in Chinese Imports Gave Trump Election Boost, Study Finds.
Wall Street Journal, November 22, 2016.
The Truth about Trade Agreements--And Why We Need Them.
PBS News Hour, November 21, 2016.
A Turning Point for Globalization: Inequality, Market Chaos and Angry Voters.
Der Spiegel (English edition), November 17, 2016.
How to Help Workers Laid Low by Trade--And Why We Haven't.
PBS News Hour, November 16, 2016.
A New Study Shows that Areas in the US Hit Hardest by Trade Have Become More Politically Polarized.
Yahoo News, November 16, 2016.
Will Trump Discover Why So Many Americans Were Left Behind?
Forbes, November 15, 2016.
Why Trump Will Struggle to Bring Back Manual Labor Jobs.
Los Angeles Times, November 15, 2016.
One of Trump's Major Economic Policies Could Lead to a Global Recession.
The Hour, November 13, 2016.
It's the One Thing Trump and Clinton Agree on--and it's Probably a Fantasy.
Washington Post, November 7, 2016.
Will the US Election Mean the End of Free Trade?
The Guardian, November 4, 2016.
Manufactured Trade Myths.
US News and World Report, October 27, 2016.
What the China Trade Warriors Get Wrong.
Wall Street Journal, October 26, 2016.
California Actually Benefits a Lot from Trade with China.
Los Angeles Times, October 24, 2016.
Policy Prescriptions--Trump and Clinton on Global Trade.
Associated Press, October 24, 2016.
Also in New York Times (print only), Washington Post (print only), Seattle Times, US News and World Report, Fox Business, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen.
Subtract and Divide.
The Economist, October 22, 2016.
Here's the Trade Policy that Progressives Should Get Behind.
The Nation, October 17, 2016.
Even if Trump Loses, the Left Must Address the Anger that Persists.
Washington Post, October 15, 2016.
We've Reached the End of Global Trade.
Time Magazine, October 12, 2016.
Millions of American Men Aren't Working.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, October 9, 2016.
Coming and Going.
The Economist, October 1, 2016.
What the Man Behind Trump's Economic Policy Thinks about China.
Forbes, September 29, 2016.
Why the US Economy isn't quite the Weakling Trump Says it is.
Associated Press, September 28, 2016.
Also in Seattle Times, San Antonio Express-News, Fox Business, Daily Mail.
A Conservative Case Against Trump's Apocalyptic View of America.
Vox, September 28, 2016.
More Wealth, More Jobs, but not for Everyone: What Fuels the Backlash on Trade.
New York Times, September 28, 2016.
Dramatic Slowing Seen in Global Trade, as Rhetoric Rises.
Japan Times, September 28, 2016.
Waking the Sleeping Dragon.
Slate, September 28, 2016.
Debate Showed How Divisive Trade Has Become.
Associated Press, September 27, 2016.
Also in The Guardian, CBS News.
Economics Has a Major Blind Spot.
Bloomberg View, September 26, 2016.
Trade with China Killed off Moderates in Congress, Study Finds.
Washington Examiner, September 19, 2016.
Free Trade's Unwilling Victims.
Bloomberg View, September 19, 2016.
The Number of Jobs Lost to Trade with China is Zero, Zip, Nada.
Forbes, September 18, 2016.
Almost Half of America Could Become the New Permanent Underclass.
New York Post, September 17, 2016.
Why Trump's Though Talk on China Won't Change a Thing.
Wired, September 16, 2016.
Getting People Where the Jobs Are.
Democracy, September 15, 2016.
How Much Do We Really Know about Trade's Impacts?
New York Times, September 6, 2016.
Why It Matters--Trade.
Associated Press, August 25, 2016.
Also in US News & World Report, San Diego Union-Tribune, Portland Press Herald, Daily Mail.
The Trade-Offs of Free Trade.
MIT Technology Review, August 23, 2016.
NAFTA in the US Campaign Spotlight.
San Diego Union-Tribune, August 21, 2016.
Trumps's Trade Tariffs Won't Bring Back American Jobs.
Newsweek, August 18, 2016.
Why Critics of Free Trade are Talking China, not NAFTA.
FiveThirtyEightight, August 18, 2016.
Productivity, Inequality and the 'Profound Impact' of the Personal Computer.
US News and World Report, August 12, 2016.
Why China Trade Hit US Workers Unexpectedly Hard.
Wall Street Journal, August 11, 2016.
Election 2016 Is Propelled by the American Economy's Failed Promises?
Wall Street Journal, August 7, 2016.
Away from Spotlight, U.S. Manufactuers Battle Back from 'China Shock'.
Reuters, August 5, 2016.
Also in South China Morning Post.
In Pennsylvania, Nafta's a Campaign Issue. But It's Not What Did the Damage.
Wall Street Journal, August 1, 2016.
On Trump and Trade.
National Review, July 11, 2016.
Is Free Trade Dead?
Investor's Business Daily, July 2, 2016.
The Consensus Crumbles.
The Economist, June 30, 2016.
Trump Rips Up Republican Trade Orthodoxy, Saying He Will Cancel TPP Treaty and Brand China a Currency Manipulator.
South China Morning Post, June 29, 2016.
Also in Sudan News Gazette.
The Harsh Downside of Free Trade - and the Glimmer of Hope.
Christian Science Monitor, June 28, 2016.
Trump Speech Recants 30 Years of Republican Trade Thinking.
Bloomberg Politics, June 28, 2016.
The Left and Right Stumble on Globalization.
Bloomberg View, June 27, 2016.
Donald Trump's Voters and the Decline of American Manufacturing.
Issues in Science and Technology, June 15, 2016.
Is U.S. Political Polarization Made in China?
Rochester Business Journal, May 27, 2016.
Free Lunch: Trading Down.
Financial Times, May 20, 2016.
One of the Central Topics of Donald Trump's Campaign Is a Terrible Idea.
Business Insider UK, May 14, 2016.
Also in Business Insider Malaysia.
Getting Straight about the Costs of Trade.
Washington Post, May 12, 2016.
Should the Middle Class Fear the World's Poor?
Boston Review, May 11, 2016.
Few U.S. Workers Receive Federal Assistance for Trade Deal Consequences.
Bloomberg Politics, May 11, 2016.
Did China Trade Cost the United States 2.4 Million Jobs?
Foreign Policy, May 8, 2016.
Ryan 'Confident' America Supports Free Trade.
Politico, May 6, 2016.
The Chinese Economy and Trade.
C-Span, May 5, 2016.
No Gain Without Pain: We Need Better Economic Shock Absorbers to Prevent Bumpy Recoveries.
GE Reports, May 1, 2016.
Trade with China Is Big Reason Why US Politics Are Insane.
Quartz, April 26, 2016.
3 Questions: David Autor on Global Trade and Political Polarization.
MIT News, April 26, 2016.
In Districts Battered by US Trade with China, Americans are Increasingly Divided Politically.
International Business Times, April 26, 2016.
Where Jobs are Squeezed by Chinese Trade, Voters Seek Extremes.
New York Times, April 25, 2016.
Trump and Sanders Have a Point About Trade With China.
Bloomberg Businessweek, April 19, 2016.
Voters Stung by Chinese Import Competition Turned to Democrats, Economists Say.
Wall Street Journal, April 19, 2016.
Trans-Pacific Partnership Under Fire from Both Right and Left in America.
Asia Times, April 18, 2016.
On Free Trade Donald Trump is Peddling Lies.
Australian Financial Review, April 15, 2016.
Why The Case for Trade--and Against Protectionism--Remains Strong.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, April 12, 2016.
Candidates Call Time on Free Trade.
New Zealand Herald, April 8, 2016.
What Happened to the American Dream?
Pacific Standard, April 7, 2016.
How Network Effects Hurt Economies.
MIT News, April 6, 2016.
If You're Poor in Another Country, this Is the Scariest Thing Bernie Sanders Has Said.
Vox, April 5, 2016.
No Wonder U.S. Manufacturing Flees Abroad.
Wall Street Journal, April 5, 2016.
The Truth about Trade.
National Review, April 4, 2016.
Clark County Manufacturing Rides Global Ebbs, Flows.
The Columbian, April 3, 2016.
Jobs and Trade on the Campaign Trail.
New York Times, April 2, 2016.
An Inconvenient Truth about Free Trade.
Reuters, March 31, 2016.
Crucifying Trade for the Sins of Domestic Policy.
Forbes, March 28, 2016.
US Voters Lured by Limiting Free Trade.
Buenos Aires Herald, March 28, 2016.
How the West Wrecked Free Trade.
Newsweek, March 26, 2016.
Trump, Trade and the China Shock.
Financial Times, March 24, 2016.
What Republicans Did 15 Years Ago to Help Create Donald Trump Today.
Washington Post , March 21, 2016.
Campaign Demagoguery on Parade.
Huffington Post, March 21, 2016.
The Biggest Threat to American Workers is Slowly Starting to Go Away.
Washington Post, March 21, 2016.
Also in Houston Chronicle.
Trade Myths and Realities.
Washington Post, March 20, 2016.
Also in Japan Times, Jewish World Review.
The Mistaken Bipartisan Attack on Free Trade.
Real Clear Politics, March 18, 2016.
Also in Daily Star, Daily Herald.
When Factories Shut Down, Why Don't Workers Move?
Mother Jones, March 16, 2016.
Into the US Election Void: What Do We Do Now?
Daily Maverick, March 16, 2016.
On Trade, Angry Voters Have a Point.
New York Times, March 15, 2016.
Free Trade Doesn't Have to Devastate Workers.
Bloomberg View, March 14, 2016.
The China Shock and the Japan Shock.
Economic Principals, March 13, 2016.
Would Trump's Trade Threats Work? Many Experts are Skeptical.
Associated Press, March 13, 2016.
Also in Denver Post, San Diego Union-Tribune, Seattle Times, PBS News Hour, Fox News, Daily Mail, Japan Times.
Economic Gloom Works for Trump.
Washington Examiner, March 12, 2016.
Solving Free-Trade Conundrum Defies Stump-Speech Logic.
The Plain Dealer, March 11, 2016.
Donald Trump Should Shut Up About China and Start Railing Against Robots.
The Week, March 10, 2016.
Corporate America Is Doing Itself In--While Trump and Sanders Capitalize.
Yahoo Finance, March 10, 2016.
Free Trade Loses Political Favor.
Wall Street Journal, March 9, 2016.
Should We Blame Trade Agreements for Loss of Jobs.
Forbes, March 8, 2016.
Remembering Ross Perot.
Economic Principals, March 6, 2016.
Why Trump Now?
New York Times, March 1, 2016.
Donald Trump Has a Funny Definition of Winning.
Washington Post, February 29, 2016.
Economic Populism at the Primaries.
The New Yorker, February 22, 2016.
Donald Trump Keeps Bashing China. That's Immoral.
The Week, February 17, 2016.
New Type of Nationalism a Worldwide Problem.
Winnipeg Free Press, February 14, 2016.
The Trade Numbers Game.
Project Syndicate, February 10, 2016.
Also in Jordan Times, Kathmandu Post.
Trade in the Balance.
The Economist, February 6, 2016.
Is the TPP Good for America?
Project Syndicate, February 1, 2016.
Also in Gulf Times.
How Economists Were Wrong About Free Trade.
The Atlantic, January 29, 2016.
So What Would It Mean to 'Beat China' on Trade?
New York Times, January 28, 2016.
Also in Taipei Times.
Don't Blame Americans for Blaming China.
Bloomberg View, January 27, 2016.
Could this Map Make Donald Trump President?
Slate, January 26, 2016.
Free Trade with China Wasn't Such a Great Idea for the U.S.
Bloomberg View, January 26, 2016.
Also in Chicago Tribune (print only).
What I Have Been Wrong About.
Forbes, January 23, 2016.
This May Be the Most Important Chart for Understanding Politics Today.
Washington Post, January 13, 2016.
Can Economics Change Your Mind?
Moody's Analytics, January 12, 2016.
Donald Trump, Made in China.
Slate, January 8, 2016.
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