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Lovely discusses US-China tariffs with Associated Press, CBS, Consumer Reports, NY Times

"The biggest price hikes may be seen among these lower-priced products, and the effect of that will hit people toward the lower end of the income distribution more," says Professor of Economics Mary Lovely.

July 12, 2018

Lovely weighs in on Harley-Davidson, tariffs in AP, Reuters, NBC

"More firms will follow Harley’s lead and move production overseas," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics. "Can’t blame them. Many companies are being put in very difficult positions." 

June 27, 2018

Lovely discusses US-China trade war in Economist, Associated Press, NY Times, Washington Post

"We’ve never seen anything like this," Mary Lovely told the Associated Press. Lovely recently spoke with multiple news outlets about the trade war between the U.S. and China.  

June 25, 2018

Lovely weighs in on Trump's trade stance during G-7 summit in Associated Press

"Unless there’s congressional intervention, it’s hard to see where this goes," says Mary Lovely, professor emeritus of economics at the Maxwell School, about President Trump's combative trade stance.

June 12, 2018

Lovely weighs in on Trump's NAFTA negotiations in Associated Press

"This divide-and-conquer strategy is not entirely unexpected, especially now that the three-way negotiating process seems to have hit a wall," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics, on President Trump's NAFTA talks.

June 6, 2018

Gadarian quoted in Associated Press article on Trump's business conflicts

Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science, says those who pay attention to politics tend to be more partisan and often set aside information they find inconsistent with their beliefs. "To the extent that you like this administration," she says, "you might say this is just the way business is done. This isn’t a concern."

May 23, 2018

Lovely discusses the latest on the US-China trade conflict in Associated Press

"They failed to drill down on the biggest frictions facing U.S. businesses and on those where we are most able to move the Chinese," Mary Lovely, professor of economics, says of the vague statement the U.S. and China released regarding the trade conflict.

May 22, 2018

Lovely speaks with AP, Minnesota Public Radio about products targeted by US-China tariffs

Mary Lovely, professor of economics, says it’s impossible to protect American consumers and put maximum pressure on China at the same time.

April 10, 2018

Lovely comments on Trump's trade sanctions on China in Associated Press

"The sanctions are a very big deal," says Mary Lovely, professor of economics and senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "The Chinese see them as a major threat and do not want a costly trade war."

March 22, 2018

O'Keefe weighs in on Trump's military space force proposal in Associated Press

"This is more about boosting reconnaissance and cyber security than fighting in orbit," says Sean O'Keefe, University Professor and Phanstiel Chair in Leadership. "You can emphasize more help for the military in space without going to the massive organizational change and expense."

March 14, 2018

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