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Barbara Kotschwar


Areas of Expertise

  • Free Trade Agreements
  • Free Trade Area of the Americas
  • Latin America
  • Trade Policy

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Barbara Kotschwar

Foreign Affairs
Back Channel to Cuba; Economic Normalization with Cuba
Book review | November/December 2014
Foreign Affairs magazine discusses Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Barbara Kotschwar's recent study, Economic Normalization with Cuba: A Roadmap for US Policymakers.

Diane Rehm Show
Puerto Rico's Troubled Economy and Dissent Over Statehood Options
Audio | December 17, 2013
Barbara Kotschwar discusses Puerto Rico's troubled economy and rising debt.

France 24
Baltimore Port Welcomes Panama Canal Expansion
Video | July 2, 2013
Barbara Kotschwar discusses the significance of the Panama Canal expansion enabling larger ships from China to access ports on the East Coast of the United States.

CCTV's Biz Asia America
Barbara Kotschwar Discusses Trade Agreements
Video | May 24, 2013
Barbara Kotschwar explains the interests of the developing countries participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade discussions.