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Trade, Jobs, and Globalization

Essential Reading from the Institute

Op-ed: How the IMF Can Help Cut US Joblessness
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Bloomberg. Reposted with permission.
February 4, 2013

Policy Brief 12-21: How Can Trade Policy Help America Compete? [pdf]
by Robert Z. Lawrence, Peterson Institute for International Economics
October 2012

Policy Brief 12-9: US Tire Tariffs: Saving Few Jobs at High Cost [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Sean Lowry, Peterson Institute for International Economics
April 2012

Policy Brief 11-20: The United States Should Establish Permanent Normal Trade Relations with Russia [pdf]
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
November 2011

Book: Global Trade in Services: Fear, Facts, and Offshoring
by J. Bradford Jensen
September 2011

Op-ed: TAA Reauthorization: Necessary and Appropriate
by Greg Mastel, Dutko Worldwide
and Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Hill
July 21, 2011

Peterson Perspective: Perils of Trade and Trade Adjustment [pdf]
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Howard Rosen untangles the latest battles over pending free trade agreements, aid for displaced workers, and the politics holding up agreement in Washington.
July 1, 2011

Policy Brief 11-8: What Should the United States Do about Doha? [pdf]
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
June 2011

Op-ed: Taxing China's Assets: How to Increase US Employment Without Launching a Trade War
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in Foreign Affairs
April 25, 2011

Op-ed: Trade Adjustment Assistance: Lost in the Shuffle
by Greg Mastel, Dutko Worldwide
and Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Hill
November 5, 2010

Congressional Testimony: Designing a National Strategy for Responding to Economic Dislocation
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Investigation and Oversight House Science and Technology Committee
June 24, 2008

Paper: Answering the Critics: Why Large American Gains from Globalization Are Plausible
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2008

Policy Brief 08-2: Strengthening Trade Adjustment Assistance [pdf]
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2008

Policy Brief 08-1: "Fear" and Offshoring: The Scope and Potential Impact of Imports and Exports of Services [pdf]
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Lori G. Kletzer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
January 2008

Book: Accelerating the Globalization of America: The Role for Information Technology
by Catherine L. Mann assisted by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard
June 2006

Paper: Tradable Services: Understanding the Scope and Impact of Services Outsourcing
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Lori G. Kletzer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
May 2006

Working Paper 05-10: Importers, Exporters, and Multinationals: A Portrait of Firms in the U.S. that Trade Goods [pdf]
by Andrew B. Bernard, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and NBER
and J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Peter K. Schott, Yale School of Management and NBER
September 2005

Op-ed: The Payoff from Globalization
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Paul L. E. Grieco, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Op-ed in the Washington Post
June 7, 2005

Book Chapter: The Payoff to America from Global Integration [pdf]
Chapter in The United States and the World Economy: Foreign Economic Policy for the Next Decade
by C. Fred Bergsten and the Institute for International Economics
January 2005

Book: The Decline of US Labor Unions and the Role of Trade
by Robert E. Baldwin
May 2003

Congressional Testimony: Measuring the Costs of Trade-Related Job Loss
by Lori G. Kletzer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony prepared for the Committee on Finance
United States Senate
Washington, DC
July 20, 2001

Book: Job Loss from Imports: Measuring the Costs
by Lori G. Kletzer
September 2001

Book: Globalization and the Perceptions of American Workers
by Kenneth F. Scheve and Matthew J. Slaughter
March 2001

Policy Brief 01-2: A Prescription to Relieve Worker Anxiety
by Lori G. Kletzer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Robert E. Litan, The Brookings Institution
March 2001

Book: Has Globalization Gone Too Far?
by Dani Rodrik
March 1997