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Lovely weighs in on US-China trade deal targets, tensions on NPR

Professor of Economics Mary Lovely says targets for exports of farm goods, factory products, and crude oil were always going to be a stretch, and that the coronavirus pandemic has made things worse.

May 28, 2020

Lovely discusses US-China trade deal with Associated Press, NPR

"We're in a truce in the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S. and China," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely.

January 23, 2020

Lovely speaks with Business Insider, NPR, Washington Post about the US-China trade war

"The key issue is how long the trade disruptions between U.S. and China last," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "The longer they go on, the more the old networks atrophy and new networks get solidified."

November 1, 2019

Lovely discusses the latest in US-China trade talks with Business Insider, NPR, The Week

"We have to remember that every other country in the world will be doing business with China. That puts our companies at a severe disadvantage in doing business," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

October 15, 2019

Lovely discusses costs of US-China trade war on Knowledge@Wharton

"We’re going to see permanently higher prices because the system as a whole will be less efficient," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely. "President Trump’s actions are cementing firms’ view that this is going to go on for a long time."

August 14, 2019

Lovely comments on widening US-China trade gap on NPR

"I think whatever jobs are created by President Trump's war on global supply chains are going to be dwarfed by losses in the U.S. export sectors," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics.

July 15, 2019

Lovely speaks with Associated Press, NPR, NY Times about the US-China trade war

"It looks like there was a level of specificity that China wasn’t willing to accept and a level of ambiguity that the Trump administration wasn’t willing to accept," Mary Lovely, professor emerita of economics, told the New York Times.

May 15, 2019

Chance Briggs '97 MPA discusses Mozambique cyclone on NPR

Chance Briggs '97 M.P.A., country director for Save The Children in Mozambique, says "the Southern hemisphere has never seen anything like this in a natural disaster." He assesses that "right now, funding is the urgent need...If we don't get people quickly back on their feet now, they will have trouble reconstructing their houses, reconstructing their livelihoods."

April 12, 2019

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