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Lovely speaks to South China Morning Post about the future of trade, CPTPP

October 29, 2020

"The Trumpers have this idea that we‘re going to bring supply chains back home, and that is not going to happen, so where are we going?" Many Americans "don’t want to deal with a communist country that they don’t understand, with human rights positions they don’t approve of, to put it mildly," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. 

Lovely speaks to BNN Bloomberg, Politico about Trump's use of tariffs

October 7, 2020

"Short-term fixes like tariffs don’t work," says Professor Mary Lovely. She claims that the large U.S. trade deficit is fundamentally driven by larger economic factors—like the fact Americans spend more than they save and have to borrow from abroad to finance the difference.

Lovely quoted in Washington Times article on Trump, Biden and trade

September 30, 2020

"I would just say an important difference between Biden and Trump, when the smoke clears, is that Biden wants to work with the allies," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely.

Lovely comments on US-China tech war in Axios article

September 23, 2020

The torrent of anti-Chinese rhetoric by the Trump administration recently has been countered by much softer actions, as the administration attempts to "thread the needle" of looking tough heading into the election while having the Chinese continue to purchase U.S. goods, says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

Lovely op-ed on restoring US manufacturing published in San Antonio Express-News

September 16, 2020

"To restore U.S. manufacturing jobs, we need to ask why production costs are higher here than abroad. We need to rebalance the costs and benefits to favor the U.S.," writes Mary Lovely, professor of economics. "To successfully manufacture in the U.S. and pay American wages, employers use advanced capital equipment."

Lovely quoted in Reuters article on how Biden will handle tariffs

September 9, 2020

"It’s unclear how [President Biden] will balance these different competing forces," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely, about the different parties with a vested interest in Trump's China tariffs, such as labor unions, farmers and climate activists.

Schwartz discusses New York City school bus service in Gotham Gazette

August 26, 2020

"Although cutting school bus service may seem like an 'easy' way to save money, educators and policymakers should wield the budget knife carefully," write Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs, and her co-authors. 

Lovely weighs in on China's purchase targets, trade deal in Washington Post

August 24, 2020

"Even if they buy huge amounts, they’re not going to be on target," says Professor Mary Lovely about U.S. exports to China.

See related: China, Trade

Latest Maxwell Perspective previews public affairs issues for voters

August 18, 2020

The eight essays include historical background and trends to explain the legacy of voters' choices in November. Also included in this edition are stories on historian David Bennett's 50-year-plus career, a new scholarship fund geared towards retention, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lovely weighs in on postponed review of US-China trade deal in Reuters

August 17, 2020

"I think Trump is a little afraid that this triumph of his will be hung around his neck, but more purchases and a bit of a delay would clearly help," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

See related: China, Trade, United States

Lovely weighs in on EU-China investment agreement in SCMP

July 27, 2020

"In short, the pandemic has led to greater fear of Chinese unfair practices, not less," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

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