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Jeffrey J. Schott


Areas of Expertise

  • Latin America
  • Sanctions
  • Trade Policy
  • WTO

Jeffrey J. Schott

NPR's All Things Considered
Two Nominations Round Out Obama's Second-Term Cabinet
Audio with transcript | May 2, 2013
Jeffrey J. Schott expects the newly-nominated US Trade Representative, Mike Froman, to hit the ground running since he has been at the heart of everything the administration has done on trade.

Inside U.S. Trade
US, EU Should Use Korea Deals as Starting Point for Trade Talks [subscription required]
April 9, 2013
An Inside U.S. Trade article summarizes Policy Brief 13-8, which argues that the United States and the European Union should use their respective bilateral trade deals with South Korea as the basis for a new trans-Atlantic trade agreement. A subscription with is required to read the article.

Council on Foreign Relations
Why Transatlantic Trade Winds Are Blowing
Online interview | February 25, 2013
PIIE Senior Fellow Jeffrey J. Schott discusses the prospects for an EU-US free trade agreement with CFR Deputy Director Jeanne Park.

The Washington Post
Japan's Economic Turmoil May Provide an Opening for the United States
Article | February 21, 2013
The Washington Post reports on presentations made by PIIE Senior Fellow Jeffrey J. Schott and Motoshige Itoh during the Institute's recent conference on the "Economics of Abenomics."

Salzburg Global Seminar
The Future of the Multilateral Trading System and the World Trade Organization
May 23, 2012
Jeffrey J. Schott gave the closing speech at the Salzburg Global Seminar panel on the WTO, presenting his WTO recovery plan, as detailed in his recent policy brief Will the World Trade Organization Enjoy a Bright Future?

US Department of State
Conversations with America: US-Korea Free Trade Agreement
Video | April 27, 2011
Jeffrey J. Schott joined Jose Fernandez, Assistant Secretary for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs, in a conversation on the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement. The discussion was hosted by the US Department of State and moderated by Cheryl Benton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Public Affairs.

United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney
Trade Issues Arising from China, Iran, and the Gulf Oil Spill
Video | June 22, 2010
In an interview at the United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney, Jeffrey J. Schott discusses the importance of the Asia-Pacific region to the US economy and the way forward for US-China economic relations. The author of several studies on economic sanctions, Schott also addresses the effectiveness of recent UN trade sanctions against Iran as well as the impact of the Gulf oil spill on the White House's attention to trade issues.

WTO Forum
What's on the Table for Developing Countries in the Doha Round?
Video with transcript | June 16, 2010
Jeffrey J. Schott and David Laborde, International Food Policy Research Institute, discuss the Doha Round with Keith Rockwell, WTO spokesperson.