Measuring Agricultural Trade Costs: Findings and Recommendations
Heidi Schweizer and John Beghin offer suggestions for reducing the financial burdens associated with international trade.
Do State-Owned Enterprises Benefit More from China’s Cereal Grain Tariff-Rate Quota Regime?
Although the WTO dispute settlement body calls on China to correct its TRQ administration methods for cereal grain imports before December 31, 2019, some studies suggest that powerful states, such as China and the United States, may refuse to comply and simply live with the potential retaliation.
How Did Politics Motivate Last Year’s Enormous Farm Subsidies?
President Trump's approximately $28 billion trade war bailout to farmers nationwide last year was more than twice the final cost of the auto industry bailout in 2008, which was about $10.2 billion.
A U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement: Potential Benefits to U.S. Beef
Blake Brown breaks down the implications of the U.S.-Japan trade deal on the beef industry.
America’s Sugar ‘Cartel’
American sugar production is highly subsidized by the US government, Beghin explains.
Walden: How Would Ending NAFTA Impact the North Carolina Economy?
If efforts to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) fail, there is a possibility the trade pact will be ended. If NAFTA is terminated, what would be the likely impacts on economic production and employment in North Carolina?
The Economics of Tariffs: Can Restricting International Trade Be Good For the Economy?
In recent political news, trade policy has grabbed the spotlight.