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Lovely comments on EU, US trade agreement in Financial Times

Mary Lovely was interviewed for the Financial Times article "Trump plays a game of chicken with EU on trade." "It really depends on the Europeans and how far they are willing to go in this game of chicken," says Lovely. "If they really stick to their guns the Trump administration may accept some kind of sop given to them . . . We might get a deal. But [for the US] it’s not going to be much of a deal."
May 8, 2018

Monmonier and book How to Lie With Maps featured in Financial Times

"In fact all maps lie, even good ones," says Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor of Geography.  A third edition of his book How to Lie With Maps was recently published.

May 3, 2018

Lovely weighs in on Trump reconsidering TPP policy in Financial Times

Mary Lovely, professor of economics, says any negotiations to rejoin the Trans Pacific Partnership would probably drag well into next year. As a result they are unlikely to give Mr. Trump any quick political victory in farm states.

April 17, 2018

Smullen quoted in Financial Times article on fired secretary of state

Regarding Rex Tillerson’s proposed replacement, Mike Pompeo, William Smullen, director of Maxwell's National Security Studies program, says he would need to restore the morale of "an agency that has been in despair for much of the administration."

March 14, 2018

Lovely speaks with Financial Times about US trade deficit

"Changes in trade policy in 2017 were small and, in any case, unable to move the needle on the deficit," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "If the recent tax cut stimulates spending and business investment in the U.S., as the president hopes, we may well see an even larger deficit for 2018."

February 6, 2018

Smullen comments on Mueller's first indictments in Financial Times

"This is potentially a can of worms, and Mueller has opened that can today," says Bill Smullen, director of the National Security Studies program.

November 1, 2017

Hou weighs in on China's property tax in Financial Times

"I like to stay on the optimistic side to assume that though this seems to have stalled on the surface, ground work has never stopped," says Yilin Hou, professor of public administration and international affairs. "The Chinese style is, once something is announced, everything has been already done."

June 20, 2017

McDowell's research cited in Financial Times article on global finance

Daniel McDowell's research on China's bilateral currency swaps with foreign central banks was referenced in the Financial Times article, "China’s influence on global finance grows as US scales back input." 

March 27, 2017

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